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Single Idea 9410

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / D. Laws of Nature / 4. Regularities / a. Regularity theory]

Full Idea

There is a rhythm and a pattern between the phenomena of nature which is not apparent to the eye, but only to the eye of analysis; and it is these rhythms and patterns which we call Physical Laws.

Gist of Idea

Physical Laws are rhythms and patterns in nature, revealed by analysis


Richard P. Feynman (The Character of Physical Law [1965], Ch.1)

Book Reference

Feynman,Richard: 'The Character of Physical Law' [Penguin 1992], p.13