By L.Y Nordenfelt
This booklet is a contribution to the overall philosophy of motion and the philosophy of welfare. the writer makes separate analyses of techniques corresponding to motion, skill, interplay, action-explanation, happiness, healthiness, affliction and incapacity. while he explores and substantiates the assumption of a robust interdependence among the idea that of motion and a few of the primary recommendations of welfare, particularly overall healthiness and affliction and similar concepts.
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