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72 Matter is that which can have different forms at different times. Form is what is received by matter after a “transformation” or change. ” Each principle has its own “essence and nature” irreducible to the other two. As Dupleix goes on to say, natural things also need these three principles in order to exist. For required here first is the subject that must be transformed and changed, that is, matter, not with the same form as before (for in this way nothing could be engendered), but with the privation of it: which privation, as second subject of physics.
4 Lalemandet, Cursus philosophicus, p. 629: “Ad complectam rei cuiuslibet notitiam necesse est eius quidditatem, & definitionem integrē cognoscere, & quia in animae definitione apponitur Corpus organicum; est enim anima actus Corporis organici &c, non poterit perfecte sciri, quid sit anima? nisi brevis saltem de Corpore organico tradatur doctrina”. ”: Whitmore, Order of Minims, p. 171n. body, soul and anatomy in late aristotelian psychology 35 De anima and free-standing philosophical textbooks between the late sixteenth and the late seventeenth centuries.
H. Thijssen eds. Mind, Cognition and Representation: The Tradition of Commentaries on Aristotle’s ‘De anima’ (Aldershot, 2007), pp. 151–177 and, for the original problem in Aristotle, Philip. J. P. Wright, P. ), Psyche and Soma. Physicians and Metaphysicians on the Mind-Body Problem. (Oxford, 2000), pp. 57–77. 4 Lalemandet, Cursus philosophicus, p. 629: “Ad complectam rei cuiuslibet notitiam necesse est eius quidditatem, & definitionem integrē cognoscere, & quia in animae definitione apponitur Corpus organicum; est enim anima actus Corporis organici &c, non poterit perfecte sciri, quid sit anima?