Definition of Immobilities
1. immobility [n] - See also: immobility
Lexicographical Neighbors of Immobilities
Literary usage of Immobilities
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson (1911)
"... as if this were the ultimate reality: when it tries to form an idea of movement, it does so by constructing movement out of immobilities put together. ..."
2. Some Modern French Writers: A Study in Bergsonism by Gladys Rosaleen Turquet-Milnes, Henri Bergson (1921)
"To say that the rolling of a ball is a series of points traversed by the ball is to attribute to it a series of immobilities. And how can movement be ..."
3. A Study in Moral Problems by Bertram Mitchell Laing (1922)
"When it substitutes for movement immobilities put together, it does not pretend to reconstitute the movement such as it actually is; it merely replaces it ..."
4. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1912)
"... if this were the ultimate reality; when it tries to form an idea of movement, it does so by constructing movement out of immobilities put together" (p. ..."
5. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1915)
"He criticizes the mathematical view of change by the statement that it "implies the absurd proposition that movement is made of immobilities. ..."