Hylomorphism reconditioned

Philosophical Perspectives 25 (1):341-358 (2011)
Abstract
My goal in this paper is to provide characterizations of matter, form and constituency in a way that avoids what I take to be the three main drawbacks of other hylomorphic theories: (i) commitment to the universal-particular distinction; (ii) commitment to a primitive or problematic notion of inherence or constituency; (iii) inability to identify viable candidates for matter and form in nature, or to characterize them in terms of primitives widely regarded to be intelligible
Keywords hylomorphism  aristotle  matter  form  constituent ontology
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