The Notion of a Mixt in the Eighteenth Century up to the Chemical Revolution: The Newtonian School

  • Pierre Duhem
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 223)


Physics [29] underwent a profound transformation in the eighteenth century. No longer content to consider division, shape and movement in matter, attractive and repulsive action between the various particles of bodies was countenanced. It had been Cartesian or Epicurean; now it was Newtonian.


Eighteenth Century Molecular Attraction Mutual Attraction Universal Gravitation Profound Transformation 
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