Benjamin Morison

in On Location

Published in print February 2002 | ISBN: 9780199247912
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598067 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Aristotle Studies


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Natural Science cannot do without the concept of change, which is central to Aristotle's concept of nature, since according to him nature is a principle of change and rest. Motion is the most important type of change, and motion is change of place. Places are items specified in answers to where‐questions, i.e. in predications that state where something is. Such predications are canonically those that state what something is in.

Keywords: change; motion; Natural Science; nature; place; rest; where; where‐questions

Chapter.  4445 words. 

Subjects: Ancient Philosophy

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