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  1. La necessità naturale in Aristotele.Barbara Botter - 2009 - Loffredo Editore.
  2. Aristotle on Physical Necessity and the Limits of Teleological Explanation.Christopher Byrne - 2002 - Apeiron 35 (1):19-46.
    Some commentators have argued that there is no room in Aristotle's natural science for simple, or unconditional, physical necessity, for the only necessity that governs all natural substances is hypothetical and teleological. Against this view I argue that, according to Aristotle, there are two types of unconditional physical necessity at work in the material elements, the one teleological, governing their natural motions, and the other non-teleological, governing their physical interaction. I argue as well that these two types of simple necessity (...)
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  3. "Time and Necessity: Studies in Aristotle's Theory of Modality," by Jaakko Hintikka.James Collins - 1975 - Modern Schoolman 52 (4):447-448.
  4. Blood, Matter, and Necessity.David Ebrey - 2015 - In Theory and Practice in Aristotle's Natural Science. Cambridge, UK: pp. 61-76.
    According to most scholars, in the Parts of Animals Aristotle frequently provides explanations in terms of material necessity, as well as explanations in terms of that-for-the-sake-of-which, i.e., final causes. In this paper, I argue that we misunderstand both matter and the way that Aristotle explains things using necessity if we interpret Aristotle as explaining things in terms of material necessity. Aristotle does not use the term “matter” very frequently in his detailed discussions of animal parts; when he does use it, (...)
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  5. Aristotle on Time and Possibility in De Caelo 1. 12.Josiah B. Gould - 1993 - Philosophical Inquiry 15 (3-4):59-74.
  6. Contingency, Time and Possibility, an Essay on Aristotle and Duns Scotus.Pascal Massie - 2010 - Lexington Pbl..
    In Contingency, Time and Possibility, Pascal Massie explores the inquiries of Aristotle and Duns Scotus into contingency and possibility, as well as the complex and fascinating questions they raise.
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  7. Time and Modality in Aristotle, Metaphysics IX. 3—4.Richard T. McClelland - 1981 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 63 (2):130-149.
  8. L'impronta dell'inutilità. Il tramonto delle cause finali nell'impianto evoluzionistico.Marco Solinas - 2009 - Leussein (3/6):127-145.
  9. Explanation and Hypothetical Necessity in Aristotle.Nathanael Stein - 2016 - Ancient Philosophy 36 (2):353-382.
  10. Acaso, espontaneidade e regularidade natural: a teleologia aristotélica e seus pressupostos.Alfredo Storck - 2011 - In Alfredo Storck & Raphael Zillig (eds.), Aristóteles: ensaios sobre ética e metafísica. Linus Editores. pp. 215-239.
  11. Aristotle and Corruptibility: A Discussion of Aristotle "De Caelo" I, Xii. Part II.C. J. F. Williams - 1966 - Religious Studies 1 (2):203 - 215.