"Every perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination."

-- Gerald Edelman, Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge
Of Motion.2 Of Motion.Of Motion.The Newton Project Knowledge Graph2020-10-08JournalA little wheele on the same axis with 2 large ones will pass over equall space with equall revolutions. Glanvill When a snaile creepes a gale of spirits circuit from her head downe her back to her taile & up her belly to her head againe. Cartes defines motion 2â parte Pr: Ph: to be The Translantion of one part of matter or one body from the vicinity of those bodys which immediatly touch it & seem to rest, to the vicinity of others. The motion of the Stomack in vomiting (though wholly against our will & therefore merly mechanicall) by the touch of a whale bone onely, doth much more illustrate the actions of brutes to bee mechanicall & independent of soules, then Chartes his instance of winking at the shaking of a freinds hand by the eye. Continue reading…