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continuity of the, 302, 329
dichotomy of the, in modern philosophy, 349
imitation of the, by intelligence, 90, 204, 258, 270, 307, 355
obliteration of outlines in the, 11-2, 188, 189, 207-8
representation of the, by science, 203-4

Realism, ancient, 231-2

Realists and idealists alike assume possibility of absence of order,
220, 231-2

Reality, absolute, 198, 228-9, 230, 269, 359-60, 361
as action, 47, 191-2, 194-5, 249
degrees of, 323, 327
in dogmatic metaphysics, 196
double form of, 179-80, 216, 230-1, 236
as duration, 11-2, 217, 272
as flux, 165, 250, 251, 294, 337, 338, 342
and the frames of the intellect, 363-4, 365.
_See_ Frames of the understanding
as freedom, 247
of genera in ancient philosophy, 226-7
is growth, 239
imitation of, by the intellect, 89-90, 365
and the intellect, 52, 89-90, 153, 191, 192, 314-5, 355-6
intelligible, in ancient philosophy, 317
knowledge of, 307-8, 317, 358-9
and mechanism, 351, 354-5
as movement, 90, 155, 301-2, 312
and not-being, 276, 280, 285
of the person, 269
refraction of, through the forms of perception, 204, 238, 359-60
and science, 194, 196, 198, 199, 203-4, 206-8, 354, 357
sensible, in ancient philosophy, 314, 317, 321, 327, 328, 352
symbol of, xi, 30-1, 71, 88-9, 93-4, 195-6, 197, 209, 240, 342,
360-1, 369
undefinable conceptually, 13, 49
unknowable in Kant, 205
unknowable in Spencer, xi
views of, 30-1, 71, 84, 88, 199, 201, 206-7, 225-6, 249, 258, 273,
300-7, 311, 314, 331-2, 342, 351, 352

Reason and life, 7, 8, 48, 161
cannot transcend itself, 193-4

Reasoning and acting, 192-3
and experience, 203-4
and matter, 204-5, 208-9
on matter and life, 7, 8

Recollection, dependence of, on special circumstances, 167, 180
in the dream, 202, 207-8
and perception, 180, 181

Recommencing, continual, of the present in the state of relaxation, 201

Recomposing, decomposing and, the characteristic powers of intellect,
157, 251

Record, false comparison of memory with, 5

Reflection, 158-9

Reflex activity, 110
compound, 173-4, 175-6

Refraction of the idea through matter or non-being, 316-7
of reality through forms of perception, 204, 238, 359-60

Regeneration and individuality, 13, 14

Register of time, 16, 20, 37

Reinke, 42 _note_

Relation, imprint of relations and laws upon consciousness, 188
as law, 229, 230-1
and thing, 147-52, 156-7, 160, 161, 187, 202, 352, 357

Relativism, epistemological, 196, 197, 230

Relativity of immobility, 155
of the intellect, xi, 48-9, 152, 153, 187, 195-6, 197-8, 199, 219,
273, 306-7, 360-1
of knowledge, 152, 191, 230
of perception, 226-7, 228, 300-1

Relaxation in the dream state, 201, 209-10
and extension, 201, 207-8, 209, 210, 212, 218, 223, 245
and intellect, 200, 207-8, 209, 212, 218
logic a, of virtual geometry, 212
matter a, of unextended into extended, 218
memory vanishes in complete, 200
necessity as, of freedom, 218
present continually recommences in the state of relaxation, 200
will vanishes in complete, 200, 207-8
_See_ Tension

Releasing cause, 73, 74, 115, 118-9, 120

Repetition and generalization, 230-1, 232
and fabrication, 44-5, 46, 155-8
and intellect, 156-7, 199, 214-6
of states, 5-6, 7-8, 28-9, 30, 36, 45-6, 47
in the vital and in the mathematical order, 225, 226, 230, 231

Representation and action, 143-4, 145, 180
classes of: qualities, forms, acts, 302-3, 314
and consciousness, 143-4
of motion, 159-60, 303-4, 305, 306-7, 308, 313, 315, 344-5
of the Nought, 273-80, 281-4, 289-317, 327

Represented or internalized action distinguished from externalized
action, 144-7, 158-9, 165

Reproduction and individuation, 13, 14

Resemblance. _See_ Similarity

Reservoir, organism a, of energy, 115, 116, 125-6, 245, 246, 254

Rest and motion in Zeno, 308-12

Retrogression in evolution, 133, 134

Retrospection the function of intellect, 47-8, 237

Reversed psychology: intuitional cosmology, 208

Rhizocephala and animal mobility, 111

Rhumbler, 34 _note_

Rhythm of duration, 11-2, 127-8, 300-1, 345-7
intelligence adopts the, of action, 305-6
of perception, 299-300, 301
and quality, 301
scanning the, of the universe the function of science, 346-7
of science must coincide with that of action, 320
of the universe untranslatable into scientific formulae, 337

Rings of arthropods, 132-3

Ripening, creative evolution as, 47-8, 340-1

Romanes, 139

Roule, 27 _note_

Roy (Le), Ed., 218 _note_


_Salamandra maculata_, vision in, 75

Salensky, 75 _note_

Same, function of intellect connecting same with same, 199-200, 233, 270

Samter and Heymons, 72 _note_

Saporta (De), 112 _note_

Savage's sense of distance and direction, 212

Skepticism or dogmatism the dilemma of any systematic metaphysics,
195-6, 197, 230-1

Schisms in the primitive impulsion of life, 254-5, 257.
_See_ Divergent lines of evolution

Scholasticism, 370

Science and action, 93, 195, 198, 328-9
ancient, and modern, 329-37, 342-5, 357
astronomy, ancient and modern, 334-5, 336
cartesian geometry and ancient geometry, 333-4
cinematographical character of modern, 329, 330, 336-7, 340-1, 342, 345-8
conventionality of a certain aspect of, 206-7
and deduction, 212-3
and discontinuity, 161-2
function of, 92, 167-8, 173-4, 176-7, 193-4, 195-6, 198-9, 328-9, 346-7
Galileo's influence on modern, 333-4, 335
and instinct, 169, 170, 173-4, 175, 193-5
and intelligence, 176, 177, 193-6
Kepler's influence on modern, 334
and matter, 194-5, 206-7, 208
modern. _See_ Modern science
object of, 195-6, 220, 221, 251, 270-1, 273, 296-8, 306-7, 328-9,
332-3, 335-6, 347-8
and perception, 168
and philosophy, 175-6, 196-7, 208-9, 344, 370
physical. _See_ Physics and reality. _See_ Reality and science
and time, 8-13, 20, 335-8
unity of, 195-6, 197, 228-9, 230, 321-2, 323, 344-5, 347-8, 349, 354,
355-6, 359-60, 362-3

Scientific concepts, 338-40
explanation and philosophical explanation, 168
formulae, 337
geometry, 161, 211
knowledge, 193-4, 196-7, 198, 199, 207, 208, 218

Sclerosis and ageing, 19

Scolia, paralyzing instinct in, 172

Scope of action indefinitely extended by intelligent instruments, 141
of Galileo's physics, 357, 370

Scott, 63 _note_

Sea-urchin and individuality, 13

Séailles, 29 _note_

Secondary instincts, 139, 168

Sectioning of becoming in the philosophy of ideas, 317-8
of matter by perception, 206-7, 249, 251

Sedgwick, 260 _note_

Seeing and willing, coincidence of, in intuition, 237

Selection, natural, 54, 56-7, 59-60, 61-2, 63, 64, 68, 95-6, 169, 170

Self, coincidence of, with, 199
existence of, means change, 1 ff.
knowledge of, 1 ff.

Senescence, 15-23, 26-7, 42-3

Sensation and space, 202

Sense-perception. _See_ Perception

Sensible flux, 316-7, 318, 321, 322, 327, 343, 345
intuition and ultra-intellectual, 360-1
object, apogee of, 342-3, 344-5, 349
reality, 314, 317, 319, 327, 328, 352

Sensibility, forms of, 361

Sensitive plant, in illustration of mobility in plants, 109

Sensori-motor system. _See_ Nervous system

Sensuous manifold, 205, 221, 232, 235, 236

Sentiment, poetic, in illustration of individuation, 258, 259

Serkovski, 259 _note_

Serpula, in illustration of identical evolution in divergent lines, 96

Sexual cells, 14, 26, 27, 79-81

Sexuality parallel in plants and animals, 58-60, 119-21

Shaler, N.S., 133 _note_, 184 _note_

Sheath, calcareous, in illustration of animal tendency to mobility, 130-1

Signs, function of, 158, 159, 160
the instrument of science, 329-30

Sigwart, 287 _note_

Silurian epoch, failure of certain species to evolve since, 102

Similarity among individuals of same species the type of generality,
224-6, 228-9, 230-1
and mechanical causality, 44, 45

Simultaneity, to measure time is merely to count simultaneities, 9,
336, 337, 341

Sinuousness of evolution, 71, 98, 102, 212-3

Sitaris, unconscious knowledge of, 146, 147

Situation and magnitude, problems of, 211

Sketching movements, function of consciousness, 207-8

Sleep, 129-31, 135, 181

Snapshot, in illustration of intellectual representation of motion,
305, 306, 313, 315, 344
_See_ View of reality, Cinematographical character, etc.
form defined as a, of transition, 301-2, 317, 318, 321-2, 345

Social instinct, 101, 140, 158, 171-2
life, 138, 140, 158, 265
and pedagogical character of negation, 287-97

Societies, 101, 131-2, 158, 171-2, 259

Society and the individual, 260, 265

Solar energy stored by plants, released by animals, 246, 254
systems, 241-4, 246 _note_, 256, 270
systems, life in other, 256

Solid, concepts analogous to solids, ix
intellect as a solid nucleus, 193, 194
the material of construction and the object of the intellect, 153,
154, 161, 162, 251

Solidarity between brain and consciousness, 180, 262
of the parts of matter, 203, 207-8, 241, 271

Solidification operated by the understanding, 249

[Greek: sôma] in Aristotle, 350

Somnambulism and consciousness, 144, 145, 159

Soul and body, 350
and cell, 269
creation of, 270

Space and action, 203
in ancient philosophy, 318, 319
and concepts, 160-1, 163, 174-5, 176-7, 188-9, 257-9
geometrical, 203
homogeneity of, 156, 212
and induction, 216
in Kant's philosophy, 205, 206, 207, 244
in Leibniz's philosophy, 351
and matter, 189, 202-13, 244, 257, 264, 361-2, 368
and time in Kant's philosophy, 205-6
unity and multiplicity determinations of, 357-9
_See_ Extension

Spatiality atmosphere of, bathing intelligence, 205
degradation of the extra-spatial, 207
and distinctness, 203, 207, 244, 250, 257-9
and geometrical space, 203, 211, 213, 218
and mathematical order, 208, 209

Special instincts and environment, 138, 168, 192-3, 194
and recollections, 167, 168, 180
as variations on a theme, 167, 172, 264

Species, articulate, 133
evolution of, 247, 255, 269
and external finality, 128-9, 130-1, 132, 266
fossil, 102
human, as goal of evolution, 266, 267
human, styled _homo faber_, 139
and instinct, 140, 167, 170-2, 264
and life, 167
similarity within, 223-6, 228-9, 230-1

Speculation, dead-locks in, xii, 155, 156, 312, 313-4
object of philosophy, 44, 152, 196, 198, 220, 225-6, 227, 251, 270-1,
273, 297-8, 306-7, 317, 347-8

Spencer, Herbert, xi, xiv, 78-9, 153, 188, 189, 190, 364, 365

Spencer's evolutionism, correspondence between mind and matter in, 368
cosmogony in, 188
imprint of relations and laws upon consciousness in, 188
matter in, 365, 367
mind in, 365, 367

Spheres, concentric, in Aristotle's philosophy, 328

Sphex, paralyzing instinct in, 172-5

Spiders and paralyzing hymenoptera, 172

Spinal cord, 110

Spinoza, the adequate and the inadequate, 353
cause, 277
dogmatism, 356, 357
eternity, 353
extension, 350
God, 351, 357
intuitionism, 347
mechanism, 348, 352, 355, 356
time, 362

Spirit, 251, 269, 270

Spirituality and materiality, 128-9, 201-3, 316-7, 208-9, 210-1, 212-3,
217, 218, 219, 222-3, 237, 238, 245, 247-8, 249, 251, 254, 256, 257,
259, 261, 267, 270-1, 272, 276, 343

Spontaneity of life, 86, 237. _See_ Freedom
and mechanism, 40
in vegetables, 109
and the willed order, 224

Sport (biol.), 63

Starch, in the function of vegetable kingdom, 114

States of becoming, 1, 13, 163, 247-8, 299, 300, 307

Static character of the intellect, 155-6, 163, 274, 298
views of becoming, 273

Stehasny, 124 _note_

Steam-engine and bronze, parallel as epoch-marking, 138-9

Stentor and individuality, 260

Stoics, 316

Storing of solar energy by plants, 246, 253-6

Strain of bow and indivisibility of motion, 308

Stream, duration as a, 39, 338

Structure and function. _See_ Function and structure
identical, in divergent lines of evolution, 55, 60, 61-2, 63, 69, 73-4,
75, 76-7, 83, 86, 87, 118-9

Subject and attribute, 147-8

Substance, albuminoid, 120-1
continuity of living, 162
organic, 121, 131, 140, 142, 149, 162-3, 195-7 _note_, 255, 267
in Spinoza's philosophy, 350
ternary substances, 121

Substantives, adjectives, verbs, correspond to the three classes of
representation, 302-4

Substitution essential to representation of the Nought, 281, 283-4,
289-90, 291, 294, 296

Success of physics, 218, 219-20
and superiority, 133, 264-5

Succession in time, 10, 339, 340, 341, 345. Cf. Juxtaposition

Successors of Kant, 363, 364

Sudden mutations, 28, 62-3, 64-5, 68-9

Sun, 115, 241, 323

Superaddition of existence upon nothingness, 276
of order upon disorder, 236, 275

Superimposition. _See_ Measurement of qualities, in induction, 216

Superiority, evolutionary, 133-5, 173, 174-5

Superman, 267

Supraconsciousness, 261

Survival of the fit, 169.
_See_ Natural selection

Swim, learning to, as instinctive learning, 193, 194

Symbol, the concept is a, 161, 209, 341-2
of reality, xi, 30-1, 71, 88-9, 93, 195-6, 210, 240, 342, 360-1, 369-70

Symbolic knowledge of life, 199, 342, 360

Symbolism, 176, 180, 360

Sympathetic or intuitive knowledge, 209, 210, 342

Sympathy, instinct is, 164, 168, 172-8, 342-3.
_See_ Divination, Feeling, Inspiration

Systematic metaphysics, dilemma of, 195, 196, 230-1
contrasted with intuitional, 191-2, 193-4, 238, 269, 270, 277, 346-8
postulate of, 190, 195

Systematization of physics, Liebniz's philosophy, 347

Systems, isolated, 9-13, 203, 214, 215, 241, 242, 342, 347-9


Tangent and curve, analogy with deduction and the moral sphere, 214
analogy with physico-chemistry and life, 31

Tarakevitch, 124 _note_

Teleology. _See_ Finalism

Tendency, antagonistic tendencies of life, 13, 98, 103, 113, 135, 150
antagonistic tendencies in development of nervous system, 124-5
complementary tendencies of life, 51, 103, 135, 150, 168, 246
to dissociation, 260
divergent tendencies of life, 54, 89, 99, 101, 107-8, 109-10, 112,
116-8, 134, 135, 150, 181, 246, 254-8
to individuation, 13
life a tendency to act on inert matter, 96
toward mobility in animals, 109, 110, 113, 127-8, 129-33, 135, 181, 182
the past exists in present tendency, 5
to reproduce, 13
of species to change, 85-86
mathematical symbols of tendencies, 22, 23
toward systems, in matter, 10
transmission of, 80-1
a vital property is a, 13

Tension and extension, 236, 245
and freedom, 200-2, 207-8, 223, 237, 239, 300-2
matter the inversion of vital, 239
of personality, 199-200, 201, 207-8, 237, 239, 300

Ternary substances, 121

Theology consequent upon philosophy of ideas, 316

Theoretic fallacies, 263, 264
knowledge and instinct, 177, 268
knowledge and intellect, 155, 177, 179, 238, 270, 342, 343

Theorizing not the original function of the intellect, 154-5

Theory of knowledge, xiii, 178, 180, 184-5, 197, 204, 207-8, 209,
228-9, 231
of life, xiii, 178, 180, 197

Thermodynamics, 241-2.
_See_ Conservation of energy, Degradation of energy

Thesis and antithesis, 205

Thing as distinguished from motion, 187, 202, 247-8, 249, 299-300
as distinguished from relation, 147, 148, 150, 152, 158-9, 159-60,
161, 187, 202, 352, 356-7
and mind, 206
as solidification operated by understanding, 249

Thing-in-itself, 205, 206, 230-1, 312

Timaeus, 318 _note_

Time and the absolute, 240, 241, 297-8, 339, 343-4
abstract, 21, 22, 37, 39
articulations of real, 331-3
as force, 16, 45-6, 47, 51, 103, 339
homogeneous, 17, 18, 163-4, 331-3
as independent variable, 20, 335-7
interval of, 9, 22, 23
as invention, 341-2
in Leibniz's philosophy, 351, 352, 362
and logic, 4, 277
and simultaneity, 9, 336, 337, 341
in modern science 321-37, 341-5
and space in Kant, 205
and space in ancient philosophy, 318, 319.
_See_ Duration

Tools and intellect, 137-41, 150-1.
_See_ Implement

Torpor, in evolution, 109, 111, 113, 114 _note_, 120, 128-35, 181, 292

Tortoise, Achilles and the, in Zeno, 311

Touch, science expresses all perception as touch, 168
is to vision as intelligence to instinct, 169

Track laid by motion along its course, 309-12, 337

Transcendental Aesthetic, 203

Transformation, 32, 72, 73, 131, 231, 263

Transformism, 23-5

Transition, form a snapshot view of, 301-2, 316-7, 318, 321, 344-5

Transmissibility of acquired characters, 75-84, 87, 168, 169, 172-3,
225-6, 230-1

Transmission of the vital impetus, 26, 27, 79, 85, 87, 88, 93-4, 110,
126-7, 128, 230, 231, 246, 255, 256, 257, 259, 270

Trigger-action of motor mechanisms, 272

Triton, Regeneration in, 75

Tropism and psychical activity, 35 _note_

Truth seized in intuition, 318-20


Unconscious effort, 170
instinct, 142-3, 144, 145-6, 147, 166
knowledge, 145-8, 150-1

Unconsciousness, two kinds of, 144

Undefinable, reality, 13, 48

Understanding, absoluteness of, 153-4, 190-1, 197-8, 199, 200
and action, ix, xi, 179
genesis of the, ix-xv, 49, 189, 207-8, 257-9, 359, 361-2
and geometry, ix, xii
and innateness of categories, 147, 148-9
and intuition, 46-7
and life, ix-xv, 13, 32-3, 46-50, 88-9, 101, 147-8, 149, 152, 162-5,
173-4, 176-7, 178, 195-201, 213, 220, 222-3, 224, 226, 257-9, 261,
266, 270, 271, 313, 361-2, 365
and inert matter, 166, 168, 179, 194-5, 198, 205-6, 207, 219, 355
and the ready-made, xiii, 48, 237, 250, 251, 273, 311, 321, 328-9,
354, 358
and the solid, ix
unlimited scope of the, 149, 150, 152
_See_ Intellect, Intelligence, Concept, Categories, Frames
of the understanding, Logic

Undone, automatic and determinate evolution is action being, 249

Unfolding cause, 73, 74

Unforeseeableness of action, 47
of duration, 6, 164, 340-2
of evolution, 47, 48, 52, 86, 224
of invention, 164
of life, 164, 184
and the willed order, 224, 342-3
_See_ Foreseeing

Unification as the function of the intellect, 152, 154, 357-8

Uniqueness of phases of duration, 164

Unity of extension, 154
of knowledge, 195-6
of life, 106-7, 250, 268, 271
of mental life, 268
and multiplicity as determinations of space, 351-3
of nature, 104-5, 189-90, 191, 195-6, 197, 199, 322, 352, 356-8
of the organism, 176-7
of science, 195-6, 197, 228-9, 230, 321, 322, 344-5, 347, 359-60, 362-3

Universal interaction, 188, 189
life, consciousness coextensive with, 186, 257, 270

Universe, continuity of, 346
Descartes's, 346
physical, and the idea of disorder, 233, 275
duration of, 10, 11, 241
evolution of, 241, 246 _note_
growth of, 342-3, 344
movement of, in Aristotle, 323
mutability of, 244, 245
as organism, 31, 241
as realization of plan, 40
rhythm of, 337, 339, 346-7
states of, considered by science, 336, 337
as unification of physics, 348-9, 357

Unknowable, the, of evolutionism, xi
the, in Kant, 204, 205, 206

Unmaking, the nature of the process of materiality, 245, 248, 249,
251, 272, 342-3

Unorganized bodies, 7-8, 14, 20, 21, 186.
_See_ inert matter
instruments, 137-9, 140-1, 150-1
matter, cleft between, and the organized, 190, 191, 196, 197-9
matter, imitation of the organized by, 33-4, 35, 36
matter and science, 194-6
matter. _See_ inert matter

Unwinding cause, 73
of immutability in Greek philosophy, 325, 352

Upspringing of invention, 164

Utility, 4-5, 150, 152, 154-5, 158-9, 160, 168, 187, 195-6, 247-8,
297-8, 328-9, 330


_Vanessa levana_ and _Vanessa prorsa_, transformation of, 72

Variable, time as an independent, 20, 336

Variation, accidental, 55, 63-4, 68, 85, 168-9
of color, in lizards, 72, 74
by deviation, 82-3, 84
of evolutionary type, 23-4, 72 _note_, 131-2, 137-8, 167, 169, 171-2, 264
insensible, 63, 68
interest as cause of, 131-2
in plants, 85-86

Vegetable kingdom. _See_ Plants

Verb, relation expressed by, 148

Verbs, substantives and adjectives, 303

Verse and prose, in illustration of the two kinds of order, 221, 232

Vertebrate, ix, 126, 130, 131-4, 141

Vibrations, matter analyzed into elementary, 201

Vicious circle, apparent, of intuitionism, 192-4, 196-7
of intellectualism, 194, 197, 318-9, 320

View, intellectual, of becoming, 4, 90-1, 273, 298-9, 304, 305, 310, 326-7
intellectual, of matter, 203, 240, 250, 254, 255
of reality, 206

Vignon, P., 35 _note_

Virtual actions, 12.
_See_ Possible action
geometry, 212

Vise, consciousness compressed in a, 179

Vision of God, in Alexandrian philosophy, 322
in molluscs. See Eye of molluscs, etc.
in _Salamandra maculata_, 75

Vital activity, 134-6, 139, 140, 166-9, 246, 247-8
current, 26, 27, 53-5, 80, 85, 87, 88, 96-105, 118-9, 120, 230-1,
232, 239, 257, 266, 270
impetus, 50-1, 53-5, 85, 87, 88, 98-105, 118-9, 126-7, 128, 131-2,
141-2, 148-9, 150, 218, 230-1, 232, 247-8, 250, 252, 254-5, 261
order, cause in, 34, 35, 94-5, 164
order, finality and, 223-5, 226
order, generalization in the, and in the mathematical order contrasted,
225, 226, 230-1
order, and the geometrical order, 222-3, 225, 226, 230, 231, 235,
236, 330-1
order, imitation of physical order by vital, 230
principle, 42, 43, 225, 226
order, repetition in the vital and the mathematical orders contrasted,
225, 226, 230, 231
process, 166-7

Vitalism, 42, 43

Void, representation of, 273, 274, 275, 277-8, 281, 283-4, 289-90,
291, 292, 294, 296, 298

Voisin, 80

Volition and cerebral mechanism, 253-4

Voluntary activity, 110, 252

Vries (de), 24, 63 _note_, 85


Wasps, instinct in, 140, 172

Weapons and intellect, 137

Weismann, 26, 78, 80-1

Will and caprice, 47
and cerebral mechanism, 252
current of, penetrating matter, 237
insertion of, into reality, 305-6, 307
and relaxation, 201, 207-8
and mechanism in disorder, 233
tension of, 199, 201, 207-8

Willed order, mutual contingency of willed order and mathematical
order, 231-3
unforeseeability in the, 224, 342-3

Willing, coincidence of seeing and, in intuition, 237

Wilson, E.B., 36

Wolff, 75 _note_

Words and states, 4, 302-3
three classes of, corresponding to three classes of representation,
302-3, 313-4

World, intelligible, 162-3
principle: conciousness, 237, 261

Worms, in illustration of ambiguity of primitive organisms, 130


Yellow-winged sphex, paralyzing instinct in, 172


Zeno on motion, 308-13

Zone of potentialities surrounding acts, 179-80, 181, 264

Zoology, 128-9

Zoospores of algae, in illustration of mobility in plants, 112








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