fundamental substance

fundamental substance

[¦fən·də¦ment·əl ′səb·stəns]
(geology)
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It now transpires that redeploying the pre-Socratic philosophers' concept of "substance" (Substanz), and indeed of "a fundamental substance (Grundsubstanz), a fundamental element (Grundelement), out of which all things are constituted," a "fundamental stuff [Grundstoff]" that "would be infinite, eternal and unchanging, filling the entire world" and that "would be transformed into the various substances that we know from experience," according to "a single fundamental principle [Grundprinzip], " illuminates the meaning and goal or aspiration of today's quantum physics.
A few pages later in this fourth chapter there is a brief glimpse of Heisenberg's concept of potentiality--in a passage that makes clear how much this concept has now become eclipsed by the concept of fundamental substance.
He says the fight here is not over the fundamental substance of a final status agreement on a two-state solution, but rather over the process to get there.
It contains powerful anti-again pro-xylane, an active ingredient said to boost skin s fundamental substance, stimulating collagen synthesis and reinforcing epidermal cohesion.
While he stresses that his book cannot convict them, and none of them has been tried for these crimes, "Some of those names get repeated so often that it's difficult to really doubt the kind of fundamental substance," the author says.
9) Spinoza is here critiquing Descartes's dualism, and in fact makes Descartes's thought more consistent when he concludes that mental entities and physical entities are two parallel articulations of one fundamental substance.
Soulages's "beyond black" calls to mind the gnostic paradox of an unconscious self that is of the same fundamental substance as the Godhead, while the blackness that is inseparable from it remains the fundamental substance of the alien world into which it is blindly thrown.
Since nucleic acid is the fundamental substance preceding all other procedures in drug research, its integrity can enhance or damage research quality'
Because the essence of a life insurance contract is the life of the person insured under the contract, this change was considered to be a change in the fundamental substance of the original contract.
Learn about doshas - the three fundamental substances that Ayurveda teaches are elemental to good health - as well as tutorials on how to brew herbal teas, infuse your own oils and classic Ayurvedic recipes that you can take home with you.
It really wasn't until the 19th century that a comprehensive picture of the fundamental substances that constitute matter began to emerge.
Learn about doshas -- the three fundamental substances that Ayurveda teaches are elemental to good health -- as well as tutorials on how to brew herbal teas, infuse your own oils and classic Ayurvedic recipes that you can take home with you.

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