Ideas of Michael V. Wedin, by Theme

[American, fl. 2000, Professor at the University of California, Davis.]

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7. Existence / A. Nature of Existence / 3. Being / a. Nature of Being
There are four kinds of being: incidental, per se, potential and actual, and being as truth
8. Modes of Existence / B. Properties / 3. Types of Properties
A 'categorial' property is had by virtue of being or having an item from a category
9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 2. Substance / d. Substance defined
Substance is a principle and a kind of cause
9. Objects / C. Structure of Objects / 2. Hylomorphism / a. Hylomorphism
In 'Metaphysics' Z substantial primacy (as form) is explanatory rather than ontological
Form explains why some matter is of a certain kind, and that is explanatory bedrock