Category Archives: Natural Philosophy

Decoding the Mind

I was thinking something similar to this today and happen to run across the article. Given intergalism or hylomorphism, that is man is a unity of soul and body in contrast to something like substance dualism, this comes as no … Continue reading

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Aristotelian Quantum Mechanics

Taking Seriously Heisenberg’s Potentia cited in An Aristotelian Approach to Quantum Mechanics from Feser’s Blog post. One of the interesting implications of the proposed interpretation is that the lowest level substances do not have quantity or extension actually but only … Continue reading

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Metaphysical Notes

Substantial form is organization or order, that is a certain relation or relations. Pure potency or prime matter is a pure relation. It is a relation of can become, which clearly terminates in some non-being to become. This cannot exist … Continue reading

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Faliblism of the Senses

There are two aspects to our senses to consider, their proper sensibles and the their common sensibles. The proper sensibles take on a dyadic relation between the thing known and the organ. The thing known affects the sense organ in … Continue reading

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Aristotelian Origin of Life

Lest the key quote be lost in my babel, here it is from John Deely: This is the basis for the prior possibility in principle of so-called ” equivocal generation “: the origin of living matter out of non-living matter … Continue reading

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