Single Idea 594

[catalogued under 9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 2. Substance / c. Types of substance]

Full Idea

Speusippus suggested principles for each substance, including principles for numbers, magnitude and the soul. He thus arrived at no mean list of substances.

Gist of Idea

Speusippus suggested underlying principles for every substance, and ended with a huge list


report of Speussipus (thirty titles (lost) [c.367 BCE]) by Aristotle - Metaphysics 1028b

Book Reference

Aristotle: 'Metaphysics', ed/tr. Lawson-Tancred,Hugh [Penguin 1998], p.171