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The Law of Nature. A Paper on Ruđer Bošković

Author(s): Mirko Aćimović
Subject(s): Metaphysics, Epistemology, Early Modern Philosophy, Ontology
Published by: Филозофски факултет, Универзитет у Новом Саду
Keywords: law of forces; attraction and repulsion; principle of continuity; matter;

Summary/Abstract: This paper discusses the origin and structure of Boscovich’s new kind of natural philosophy, been reduced to a single law of forces in nature, theoretically located between Newton’s learning about the repulsive and attractive forces and Leibniz’s theory of simple and non-extensive elements of nature.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 15
  • Page Range: 185-197
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Serbian