Catalogue Entry: THEM00236

The Appendix

Author: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

Source: Samuel Clarke, A Collection of Papers, Which passed between the late Learned Mr. Leibniz, and Dr. Clarke, In the Years 1715 and 1716 (London: 1717).

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[1] The Thinking Substance, he should have said: For Thought, or the Act of Thinking, is not a Substance.

[2] Note. As the Eye see not itself; and if a Man had never seen Another's Eye, nor the Image of his own in a Glass, he could never have had Any Notion what an Eye is: So the Soul discerns not its own Substance.

[3] Note. The Author did not consider, that twice as much force is requisite likewise to stop the same Velocity in a Body of the same Kind of Matter, double in Bigness.

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