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Corresponding to these there are two kinds of form , substantial and accidental .
Just as some prime matter might take on the substantial form of bronze , so some
bronze might take on the accidental form of being shaped in a certain way .
An individual substance such as a man is a composite of matter and the
substantial form of humanity . He might , however , have taken on also the
accidental form of being educated . The elements of this analysis of first
substances into matter ...
the essence , nature , or form of gold to be a metal , and of men to be rational . On
the other hand the attribute or feature may have been in one of the accidental
categories . In this case the answer why it is present turns on whether it is an ...
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