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Aristotle - The Organon - index for TOPICA Book 5 Part 3

Correct rendition of properties (continued)

  
Paragraph 1 Next, for destructive purposes, see whether he has employed either the actual subject whose property he is rendering, or any of its species:
Paragraph 2 You should inquire in the same way also in the case of other terms that do or do not make the subject more intelligible:
Paragraph 3 Next, for destructive purposes, see whether he has rendered as property something that does not always follow the subject but sometimes ceases to be its property:
Paragraph 4 Next, for destructive purposes, see whether in rendering the property of the present time he has omitted to make a definite proviso that it is the property of the present time which he is rendering:
Paragraph 5 Next, for destructive purposes, see whether he has rendered a property of the kind whose appropriateness is not obvious except by sensation:
Paragraph 6 Next, for destructive purposes, see whether he has rendered the definition as a property:
Paragraph 7 Next, for destructive purposes, see whether he has rendered the property without having placed the subject within its essence.


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