Off the first mater2 Off the first mater2 Off the first materOff the first materThe Newton Project Knowledge Graph2020-10-08Journal2 Off the first materNot of simple entity before division indistinct. for this must be an union of the parts into which a body is divisible since those parts may againe bee united & become one body as they were before at the creation. Now the nature of union (being but a modall ens) is to depend on its parts (which are absolute entities) therefore it cannot be the terme of creation, or first matter for tis a contradiction to say the first matter depends on some other subject since that implys some former matter on which it must depende. Continue reading…