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" This force consists in the action only; and remains no longer in the body, when the action is over. For a body maintains every new state it acquires, by its vis inertice only. Impressed forces are of different origins as from percussion, from pressure,... "
The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science - Page 440
1883
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Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Volume 12

Royal Society of Edinburgh - Science - 1884
...body when the action is over. For a body maintains every new state it acquires, by its vis inertias only. Impressed forces are of different origins ;...the word force as the equivalent of the Latin vis. If we paraphrase the passage as follows, with attention to Newton's obvious meaning, this difficulty...
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Proceedings, Volume 12

Royal Society of Edinburgh - Science - 1884
...body when the action is over. For a hody maintains every new rtate it acquires, by its vis inertia only. Impressed forces are of different origins ;...the word force as the equivalent of the Latin vis. If we paraphrase the passage as follows, with attention to Newton's obvious meaning, this difficulty...
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The Confidence of British Philosophers: An Essay in Historical Narrative

Arthur Quinn - Philosophy - 1977 - 289 pages
...action is over. For a body maintains every new state it acquires, by its force of inertia only. But impressed forces are of different origins, as from Percussion, from Pressure, from Centripetal Forces. For a Cartesian the fourth definition was almost acceptable. For him, impressed force had no...
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An Ordered Love: Sex Roles and Sexuality in Victorian Utopias : the Shakers ...

Louis J. Kern - Psychology - 1981 - 430 pages
..."consists in the action only, and remains no longer in the body when the action is over." Moreover, "impressed forces are of different origins, as from...percussion, from pressure, from centripetal force" (Newton [1960] [1686], Definition IV). Gravity was the paradigm. True, the force of gravity always...
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The Greek Mode of Thought in Western Philosophy

Alexander Sissel Kohanski - Philosophy - 1984 - 340 pages
...when the action is over. For a body maintains every new state it acquires by its inertia only. But impressed forces are of different origins, as from...percussion, from pressure, from centripetal force. (Def. 4) A centripetal force is that by which bodies are drawn or impelled, or in any way tend toward...
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The Great Physicists from Galileo to Einstein

George Gamow - Science - 1988 - 338 pages
...action is over. For a body maintains every new state [of motion] it acquires, by its inertia only. But impressed forces are of different origins, as from...percussion, from pressure, from centripetal force. Having defined the notions of mass, momentum, inertia, and force, Newton proceeded with the formulation...
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Jean D'alembert-Science

Hankins - Medical - 1990 - 260 pages
...definition of an impressed force. At the end of his discussions of this definition he wrote : 'But impressed forces are of different origins, as from...percussion, from pressure, from centripetal force.' Since the second law is a law about impressed forces, it has to cover all three hinds of impressed...
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The Cambridge Companion to Newton

Smith - History - 2002 - 500 pages
...but always present - impressed force is by its nature episodic. The explanation ends with the remark, "Impressed forces are of different origins; as from...percussion, from pressure, from centripetal force." The phraseology here - a force said to be "from" another (kind of) force as its "origin" - is rather odd....
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A Comprehensible Universe: The Interplay of Science and Theology

George V. Coyne, Michael Heller - Science - 2008 - 160 pages
...force consists in the action only, and remains no longer in the body when the action is over. [...] But impressed forces are of different origins as from...percussion, from pressure, from centripetal force. The third definition has established the standard of motion, and the fourth definition identifies force...
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Philosophical Magazine

Physics - 1883
...in order to change its state, either of rest, or of moving uniformly forward in a right line.'1'' " This force consists in the action only, and remains...passages of Newton bearing definitely on this point. Definitio III. Materice vis insita est potentia resistendi, qua corpus unumquodque, quantum in se est,...
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