2.11.16 (b)

-Malebranche and Eddington’s two tables.

-We want to explain reality as it is given. We want to move from a truth to its explanation.

-Explanation requires that the reality of things is not given. If reality were just there, who would need reasoning, discourse, investigation?

– For Aristotle, an elephant was a pretty good example of an individual physical substance. But this committed him to finding sensible particulars all the way down. Except for matter and form.



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