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Aristotle - index for METAPHYSICA Book 5 Part 5

Necessary

  
Paragraph 1 We call 'necessary'
Paragraph 2 (1, a) that without which, as a condition, a thing cannot live;
Paragraph 3 (2) The compulsory and compulsion, i.e. that which impedes and tends to hinder, contrary to impulse and purpose.
Paragraph 4 (3) We say that that which cannot be otherwise is necessarily as it is.
Paragraph 5 Now some things owe their necessity to something other than themselves;


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