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Aristotle - index for METAPHYSICA Book 14 Part 1

All philosophers make the first principles contraries

  
Paragraph 1 Regarding this kind of substance, what we have said must be taken as sufficient.
Paragraph 2 But these thinkers make one of the contraries matter, some making the unequal which they take to be the essence of plurality - matter for the One, and others making plurality matter for the One.
Paragraph 3 'The one' evidently means a measure.
Paragraph 4 Those who treat the unequal as one thing, and the dyad as an indefinite compound of great and small, say what is very far from being probable or possible.


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