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Why are statements unable to receive contraries over time?

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A study of Aristotle’s final argument in Categories, chapter 5 [4a10-4b19]
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In Categories chapter 5 [4a10-4b19], Aristotle sets out to defend the claim that primary substances are the only individual existents which admit of receiving contrary attributes over time. To perform this task, he considers whether a statement may also admit of receiving contraries. It is the contention of this study that Aristotle disqualifies simple present-tensed statements from admitting of receiving contraries in their own right, by only allowing for the same statem...

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University of Oxford
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St Cross College
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University of Oxford
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Worcester College
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2019-07-20

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