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Synonyms for matter

be important

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as a matter of fact

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no matter

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  • don't worry about it
  • never mind
  • it doesn't matter
  • don't apologise
  • it makes no difference or odds

Synonyms for matter

that which occupies space and can be perceived by the senses

that from which things are or can be made

what a speech, piece of writing, or artistic work is about

something to be done, considered, or dealt with

to be of significance or importance

Synonyms for matter

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The paper argues that Leibniz introduced the notion of a substantial bond, at the demand of Des Bosses, in order to secure the reality of extension; that Des Bosses had strong views on matter and extension, which could not be satisfied by Leibniz's proposal; that these views led him to reject Leibniz's notion of the substantial bond; consequently, that Leibniz's notion of corporeal substance was incompatible with the views on matter and extension defended by Des Bosses; and, finally, that Des Bosses developed his metaphysical ideas in 1735 by using Leibnizian insights for his agenda.
Given his views on active and passive forces, 'all of the activity of a corporeal substance derives from its own internal states', and therefore 'there is no genuine causal communication between substances' (175).
The person is neither a material body, nor a pure consciousness, nor an aggregate of a corporeal substance with another mental one, but is that to which both mental and physical predicates are ascribed.
She requires an awakening of the imagination, which has been savagely exiled in contemporary culture, causing us modern women to feel ourselves as dry and sharp-edged, without corporeal substance.
In ``It Ain't Nothin' but the Blues,'' the patchy and overly earnest, but ultimately rewarding, new musical theater piece at the Geffen Playhouse, those contradictions are strikingly personified by co-author/performer Ron Taylor, a man of ample soulfulness and ample corporeal substance.
iib) For when it uses the term `breath', it has borrowed this from the corporeal realm, so that we may be able to understand, albeit partially, how Christ himself, who is Wisdom, by analogy with that vapour which proceeds from some corporeal substance, comes into being from the power of God himself.