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Matter MattersMetaphysics and Methodology in the Early Modern Period$
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Kurt Smith

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199583652

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583652.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Matter Matters
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Kurt Smith (Contributor Webpage)

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DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583652.003.0001

The Introduction discusses the purpose of the book, which is to look at a seventeenth-century answer to the essential question of this book: why matter? Why a spatio-temporal cosmos? The Introduction explains that this is not an empirical question but a philosophical question. The Introduction explains the parts of the book.

Keywords:   matter, spatio-temporal cosmos, philosophy, seventeenth century

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