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Substances and Universals in Aristotle
Substances and Universals in Aristotle

Substances and Universals in Aristotle's ''Metaphysics''. Theodore Scaltsas

Substances and Universals in Aristotle's ''Metaphysics''
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Substances and Universals in Aristotle's ''Metaphysics'' Theodore Scaltsas
Publisher: Cornell University Press

Truth is the telos of a theoretical enquiry (Metaphysics, II). Aristotle, contrary to Plato's . Jul 27, 2013 - Most of history's best Christian thinkers and apologists studied and utilized Aristotle's work on logic, metaphysics, and his first principles. Nov 13, 2012 - Even as Aristotle disagreed with Plato on the subject of form, saying that forms must be material, he agreed with Plato that supreme forms are universal and thus ideal, and that it was Socrates who discovered this through his inquiries. Simple and one; Final cause; that for the In Metaphysics XII (and also in NE), Aristotle rejects universals of this sort. Aristotle's Epistemology: How We Know What We Know. Jul 29, 2012 - Aristotle's Metaphysics: On Causality The same is true to one man by the name of Aristotle, in that he was “man of experience” to recognize things as they were and a “man of art” to know why these things were. Mar 28, 2008 - This is because knowledge, properly speaking, is always of something universal. Point the finger to divine beings, or being and that to stop the infinite regress, the first cause must be attributed to God, and this is in the realm of divinity, in which causes within the level of humans of particular and that to God is universal and is the ultimate. Feb 12, 2010 - To speak now only of the Incarnation, Christ's individual human nature, i.e. The analogy that Socrates reaches in Plato's The supreme substance for Aristotle was God, the first substance which moves all things but does not itself move, the “unmoved mover”. What's more, this human nature is united to the divine person "hypostatically," i.e. Mar 17, 2009 - In Metaphysics, however, Aristotle wants to know what makes something a substance or to identify the substance of that thing. Jan 15, 2006 - Aristotle started with: "The first philosophy (Metaphysics) is universal and is exclusively concerned with primary substance. Dec 4, 2009 - First principle; First mover (logically, not temporally); itself unmoved and unmovable/unalterable; Substance (and arguably form) without matter; Self-thinking thought; Eternal and in eternal possession of its object (thought); therefore always active and never passive, always actuality and never potentiality. May 27, 2010 - This property might be 'pure actuality' (Aristotle), 'maximal greatness' (Anselm), 'infinite being' (Descartes), 'pure limitless intentional power' (Swinburne), or something else of that sort. The individual composed of a body and an intellective soul and united to the Son of God, is a paradigmatic Aristotelian [primary] substance . Aristotle denies Plato's immaterial universal immutable forms because the universal definitions for things depend too much on the material substance.

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