32 - a. . o PRESENT IN a subject This is a relation of...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
a. . PRESENT IN a subject o This is a relation of fundamental ontological dependence . What is PRESENT IN a subject, Aristotle says, belongs to it “not as a part, and cannot exist separately from what it is in” (1a24). o This is a cross-categorial relation; things PRESENT IN a subject are non-substances; the things they are PRESENT IN are substances: non-substances are PRESENT IN substances . o What is PRESENT IN a subject is accidental (non-essential) to that subject. Examples: o This grammatical knowledge is PRESENT IN a soul. o This white is PRESENT IN a body. o Color is PRESENT IN body. Universals and Particulars Although Aristotle does not use these terms in the Categories , it is clear that he intends to capture the notions of universal and particular with his SAID OF locution: A universal is what is SAID OF some subject A particular is what is not SAID OF any subject. Note that there are universals and particulars in all the categories:
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course PHYSICS 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

Page1 / 2

32 - a. . o PRESENT IN a subject This is a relation of...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online