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11 Substances : Real and Nominal Essences Aristotle ' s views on ' substance '
are mainly in his Categories and Metaphysics . The Categories lists ten ' kinds of
predicate ' . Roughly speaking , a predicate in the category of substance , the first
The relation between first substances , or individual things , and accidents is that
substances underlie or have accidents predicated of them . In a typical passage
Aristotle says that ' primary substances are most properly so called , because ...
sidered as Dependences on , or Affections of Substances ; such as the Ideas
signified by the Words Triangle , Gratitude ... accident at other places in the Essay
and elsewhere explicitly mentions the traditional substance / accident distinction .
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