Kriterion: Journal of Philosophy 51 (122):521-542 (2010)

Lucas Angioni
University of Campinas
I discuss in this paper Aristotle’s definition of nature in Physics 192b 20-23. I intend to prove that this definition has to be taken as a set of three (not only two) conditions: the first condition just establishes that nature is a sort of cause; the second condition concerns the relationship between nature and the natural thing that has it as a cause; the third condition concerns the relationship between nature and the properties that natural things have from nature’s causality.
Keywords causality  hylomorphism  nature  essentialism  ontology
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DOI 10.1590/S0100-512X2010000200012
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