Single Idea 588

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 8. Particular Causation / c. Conditions of causation]

Full Idea

Exercise is the cause of fitness, but fitness is also the cause of exercise.

Gist of Idea

We exercise to be fit, but need fitness to exercise


Aristotle (Metaphysics [c.324 BCE], 1013b)

Book Reference

Aristotle: 'The Metaphysics', ed/tr. Lawson-Tancred,Hugh [Penguin 1998], p.115