Aristotle - The Organon - index for TOPICA Book 6 Part 8

Definitions of terms which are relative

Paragraph 1 If the term defined be relative, either in itself or in respect of its genus, see whether the definition fails to mention that to which the term, either in itself or in respect of its genus, is relative, e.g. if he has defined 'knowledge' as an 'incontrovertible conception' or 'wishing' as 'painless conation'.
Paragraph 2 Look and see also if that in relation to which he has rendered the term be a process or an activity:
Paragraph 3 Again see in some cases if he has failed to distinguish the quantity or quality or place or other differentiae of an object;
Paragraph 4 Moreover, in the case of conations, and in any other cases where it applies, see if the word 'apparent' is left out, e.g. 'wishing is a conation after the good', or 'desire is a conation after the pleasant' - instead of saying 'the apparently good', or 'pleasant'.

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