Ideas of Mary Louise Gill, by Theme

[American, fl. 1989, Professor at the University of Pittsburgh.]

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9. Objects / C. Structure of Objects / 2. Hylomorphism / b. Form as principle
Some forms, such as the Prime Mover, are held by Aristotle to exist without matter
9. Objects / C. Structure of Objects / 3. Matter of an Object
Aristotelian matter seriously threatens the intrinsic unity and substantiality of its object
27. Natural Reality / A. Physics / 1. Matter / b. Prime matter
Prime matter has no place in Aristotle's theories, and passages claiming it are misread
Prime matter is actually nothing and potentially everything (or potentially an element)
27. Natural Reality / A. Physics / 1. Matter / e. Greek elements
Aether moves in circles and is imperishable; the four elements perish, and move in straight lines