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 OJPP  Vol.1 No.1 , August 2011
Aristotle’s Definition of Place and of Matter
Abstract: The accuracy of Aristotle’s definition of place is defended in terms of his form-matter theory. This theory is in turn defended against the objectionable notion that it entails matter is ultimately characterless.
Cite this paper: nullDrum, P. (2011). Aristotle’s Definition of Place and of Matter. Open Journal of Philosophy, 1, 35-36. doi: 10.4236/ojpp.2011.11006.
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