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Those things, therefore, which do not signify substance are not said to come- to-
be without qualification, but to come-to-be something. However, coming-to-be is
said to take place in all things alike when a thing comes-to-be something in one
Now if the series is to go on indefinitely downwards, any particular later member
of the series must come-to-be not by absolute, but only by conditional, necessity ;
for it will always be necessary that another later member of the series should ...
return upon themselves ; and since they come-to-be in this manner, so do those
things which they cause to come-to-be." Why, then, is it that some things evidently
come- to-be cyclically, for example rains and air, and if there is to be cloud, ...
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Aristotle was born at Stagirus in 384 BCE, was the son of Nicomachus, a physician, and Phaestis. He studied under Plato at Athens and taught there (367–347); subsequently he spent three years at the ... Read full review