Matter and Objecthood Disentangled

Dialogue 28 (01):17- (1989)
The concept of matter is not, I urge, reducible to the concept of an object. This is to be distingusihed from the counterintuitive Aristotelian claim that matter depends for its existence on objects which it constitutes.
Keywords matter  stuff  objectood  composition  constitution  particular  universal  individual  non-particular
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DOI 10.1017/S0012217300015560
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