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20) Lamarck, whose theory of transmutability of species necessitated great expanses of time, was quite harsh towards contemporaries whom he accused of having small minds because they could not accept a past greater than six thousand years.
This corporeal transmutability provides an important condition for the critical, and as we shall later see even philosophical potential of film violence.
Closely allied in the eighteenth-century imagination to the notion of stone quickened by the force of the sculptor's passion were philosophic theories about the transmutability of matter.