Single Idea 10950

[catalogued under 11. Knowledge Aims / A. Knowledge / 6. Knowing How]

Full Idea

Things are produced from skill if the form of them is in the mind.

Clarification

Skill is Greek 'techné'

Gist of Idea

Things are produced from skill if the form of them is in the mind

Source

Aristotle (Metaphysics [c.324 BCE], 1032a33)

Book Reference

Aristotle: 'The Metaphysics', ed/tr. Lawson-Tancred,Hugh [Penguin 1998], p.190


A Reaction

This resembles the legal notion of 'mens rea', the conscious intention to commit the deed.