Substance and Predication in Aristotle

Cambridge University Press (1991)
This book takes up the central themes of Aristotle's metaphysical theory and the various transformations they undergo prior to their full expression in the Metaphysics. Aristotle's metaphysics is bedevilled by classic puzzles involving such notions as form, predication, universal, and substance, which result from his attempt to adapt the various requirements on primary substance developed in his earlier works so that they fit the very different metaphysical picture in his later work. Professor Lewis argues that Aristotle is himself aware of most if not all of these difficulties and in the Metaphysics works hard to ensure the coherence of his theory. He presents Aristotle's views as a formal theory complete with axioms, definitions, and theorems.
Keywords Substance (Philosophy  Predicate (Logic
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Reprint years 1992
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Call number B491.M4.L48 1991
ISBN(s) 0521391598   9780521391597
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Frank A. Lewis (2004). Aristotle on the Homonymy of Being. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 68 (1):1–36.

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