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  1. Descartes on Nothing in Particular.Eric Palmer - 1999 - In Gennaro Rocco & Huenemann Charles (eds.), New Essays on the Rationalists. Oxford University Press. pp. 26-47.
    How coherent is Descartes' conception of vacuum in the Principles? Descartes' arguments attacking the possibility of vacuum are difficult to read and to understand because they reply to several distinct threads of discussion. I separate two strands that have received little careful attention: the scholastic topic of annihilation of space, particularly represented in Albert of Saxony, and the physical arguments concerning vacuum in Galileo that are also continued after the publication of the Principles in Pascal. The distinctness of the two (...)
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  • Descartes and the nature of body ( principles of philosophy, 2.4-19).Roger S. Woolhouse - 1994 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 2 (1):19 – 33.
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  • Spinoza on the Vacuum and the Simplicity of Corporeal Substance.Thaddeus S. Robinson - 2009 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 26 (1):63 - 81.
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