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  1. Henry More’s “Spirit of Nature” and Newton’s Aether.Jacques Joseph - 2016 - Teorie Vědy / Theory of Science 38 (3):337-358.
    The paper presents the notion of “Spirit of Nature” in Henry More and describes its position within More’s philosophical system. Through a thorough analysis, it tries to show in what respects it can be considered a scientific object and in what respects it cannot. In the second part of this paper, More’s “Spirit of Nature” is compared to Newton’s various attempts at presenting a metaphysical cause of the force of gravity, using the similarities between the two to see this notorious (...)
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  2. What is Past?Jacques Joseph - 2009 - Organon F: Medzinárodný Časopis Pre Analytickú Filozofiu 16 (3):363-380.
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    Existuje minulost?Jacques Joseph - 2009 - Organon F: Medzinárodný Časopis Pre Analytickú Filozofiu 16 (3):363-380.
    The text is divided into two parts. In the first part, the author describes the eternalists’ and presentists’ positions as the two basic possible statements of the ontology of time . The eternalist position and the emphasis it puts on the actual existence of past and future events are thoroughlly analysed in order to show that in fact, they end up making strings of symbols that are not correct statements. It is therefore necessary to step beyond these clumsy statements and (...)
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    The Philosophical Systems of Francesco Patrizi and Henry More.Jacques Joseph - 2019 - Intellectual History Review 29 (4):595-617.