Ideas of Jacob Zabarella, by Theme

[Italian, 1533 - 1589, Born in Padua, and taught Aristotle at the university there.]

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8. Modes of Existence / C. Powers and Dispositions / 3. Powers as Derived
A power is not a cause, but an aptitude for a cause
27. Natural Reality / A. Physics / 1. Matter / b. Prime matter
Prime matter is exceptionally obscure