Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Motion: spatial variation of one or more observed or not observed objects in time. Problems arising in connection with attribution or withdrawal of predicates. See also change, temporal identity, process, flux, vectors.

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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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Feyerabend I 192
Movement/Aristotle/Feyerabend: Transition of an active form from one object to another object capable of receiving the form.
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Genz II 78
Dynamics/Aristotle/Genz: 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: are not subject to this restriction. They can move independently without propulsion.
Animation: is, in turn, the cause of the movements.
Movement/Aristotle: is always a special case of general changes of the animated cosmos. Thus the cosmos forms an organism.


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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.

Fe I
P. Feyerabend
Wider den Methodenzwang Frankfurt 1997

Fe II
P. Feyerabend
Erkenntnis für freie Menschen Frankfurt 1979

Gz I
H. Genz
Gedankenexperimente Weinheim 1999

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


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