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Single Idea 6421

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / A. Speculations on Nature / 6. Early Matter Theories / c. Ultimate substances]

Full Idea

Newton works with four fundamental concepts: space, time, matter and force.

Gist of Idea

Newton's four fundamentals are: space, time, matter and force


report of Isaac Newton (Principia Mathematica [1687]) by Bertrand Russell - My Philosophical Development Ch.2

Book Reference

Russell,Bertrand: 'My Philosophical Development' [Routledge 1993], p.12

A Reaction

The ontological challenge is to reduce these in number, presumably. They are, notoriously, defined in terms of one another.