Aristotle - index for METAPHYSICA Book 5 Part 22


Paragraph 1 We speak of 'privation':
Paragraph 2 (1) if something has not one of the attributes which a thing might naturally have, even if this thing itself would not naturally have it;
Paragraph 3 (3) If, though it would naturally have the attribute, and when it would naturally have it, it has it not;
Paragraph 4 (4) The violent taking away of anything is called privation.
Paragraph 5 Indeed there are just as many kinds of privations as there are of words with negative prefixes;

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