Thomas Aquinas thought (from what I've read) that matter is that which gives forms individual instances, or "character", like individual trees, or people, etc. > > > > molecules? > > > Assuming contemporary chemistry, molecules are explained by quarks and > electrons, and quantum mechanics. > Why are there so many articles today that claim to refute this? [ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3262307/ ] [ https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/the-curious-wavefunction/historical-contingency-and-the-futility-of-reductionism-why-chemistry-and-biology-is-not-physics/ ] - pt -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.