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hylē


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Aristotle (384—322 bc)

form and matter

George Berkeley (1685—1753) Church of Ireland bishop of Cloyne and philosopher

 

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(Greek, matter)

The stuff of material things, thought of by Aristotle as needing a form to make up a thing. Berkeley names Hylas the spokesman for materialism in the Three Dialogues.

Subjects: Philosophy.


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