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And here we will have the science to study that which is just as that which is, both in its essence and in the properties which, just as a thing that is, it has. (Aristotle, 340BC) The entire preoccupation of the physicist is with things that contain within themselves a principle of movement and rest. Conti 1990) various logical treatises, unedited except for his Obligationes (ed. Christian themes were predominant during this regime.

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