This essay will attempt to decipher what Aristotle meant when he speaks of AC being in motion
but not CB (Aristotle 242a5-242a15). Aristotle seems to be using this example with letters to show us his
definition of his motion. One thing t
TOPICS IN ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY FALL 2015 COOK
CHANGE IN WRITTEN WORK REQUIREMENTS:
 I have decided to omit the in class writing exercise that was
scheduled for Thursday October 22.
 You should read Metaphysics Bk VII, chs 1-3 for Oct 22.
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o All editions have approximately the same translation when you compare Bekker
Chapter I of The Categories
o Philosophy has to do with the way we talk.
o Its not the language or the naming, but the things.
Aristotle and Artificial Objects
In Aristotles Physics Book I-II we are introduced to Aristotles study of nature. In so far as
Aristotles nature, its the essentially the study of how things come to be through certain
principle or changes. Nature does not