"But as for that prodigious paradox of Atheists, that cogitation itself is nothing but local motion or mechanism, we could not have thought it possible, that ever any many should have given entertainment to such a conceit, but that this was rather a meer slander raised upon Atheists."
— Cudworth, Ralph (1617-1688)
Ralph Cudworth, The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein all the Reason and Philosophy of Atheism is Confuted and its Impossibility Demonstrated (London: Royston, 1678). <Link to EEBO>
See also Cudworth, Ralph. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: The First Part; Wherein All the Reason and Philosophy of Atheism is confuted, 2nd ed., 2 vols. (London: Printed for J. Walthoe, D. Midwinter, J. and J. Bonwick, W. Innys, R. Ware, 1743). <Link to ECCO>