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They were rediscovered in the 1940s. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) who
, besides much other important, varied and influential work, wrote an extensive
commentary on the Essay, has this thought in his discussion of Locke [49-50].
Notes 12 In Leibniz: Selections, ed. P.P. Wiener (Charles Scribner's Sons,. 1 A
Free and Impartial Censure of the Platonick Philosophie ( 1666), pp. 55-6. 2 The
controversy began with Stillingfleet's Discourse on the Vindication of the Trinity ...
What he finds quite unclear apparently is the idea of motion transfer. What is it for
motion to be transferred? What does 'transfer' mean in this context? Leibniz and
Lee confirm that it is the idea of 'transfer' that is at the centre of Locke's worry.
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