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Aristotle - index for METAPHYSICA Book 9 Part 10

Being and non-being, potency or actuality

  
Paragraph 1 The terms 'being' and 'non-being' are employed firstly with reference to the categories, and secondly with reference to the potency or actuality of these or their non-potency or nonactuality, and thirdly in the sense of true and false.
Paragraph 2 But with regard to incomposites, what is being or not being, and truth or falsity?
Paragraph 3 (b) As regards the 'being' that answers to truth and the 'non-being' that answers to falsity, in one case there is truth if the subject and the attribute are really combined, and falsity if they are not combined;
Paragraph 4 It is evident also that about unchangeable things there can be no error in respect of time, if we assume them to be unchangeable.


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