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    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeApr 29th 2015

    added to Descartes as section On space, matter and mechanics with some quotes on Descartes’ picture of mechanism.

    (I was looking for sources that would argue clearly that Descartes’ mechanism is closer to modern continuum mechanics than to modern point particle mechanics. I found something, but I imagine there might be better such sources still.)