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Motion: Motion is a spatial variation of one or more observed or not observed objects in time. Problems arise in connection with attribution or withdrawal of predicates. See also change, temporal identity, process, flux, vectors.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Aristotle on Motion - Dictionary of Arguments

Feyerabend I 192
Movement/Aristotle/Feyerabend: Transition of an active form from one object to another object capable of receiving the form.
Genz II 78
Dynamics/Aristotle/Genz: Aristotle distinguishes "natural" and "unnatural" movements.
II 79
Movement/Aristotle/Genz: Thesis: If a body moves in the way that it is not naturally inherent, it has an unnatural movement, and that requires constant propulsion.
Living Beings/Aristotle: Living beings are not subject to this restriction. They can move independently without propulsion.
Animation: is, in turn, the cause of the movements.
Movement/Aristotle: Motion is always a special case of general changes of the animated cosmos. Thus the cosmos forms an organism.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Feyerabend I
Paul Feyerabend
Against Method. Outline of an Anarchistic Theory of Knowledge, London/New York 1971
German Edition:
Wider den Methodenzwang Frankfurt 1997

Feyerabend II
P. Feyerabend
Science in a Free Society, London/New York 1982
German Edition:
Erkenntnis für freie Menschen Frankfurt 1979

Gz I
H. Genz
Gedankenexperimente Weinheim 1999

Henning Genz
Wie die Naturgesetze Wirklichkeit schaffen. Über Physik und Realität München 2002

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