Editora da Unicamp (2008)

Lucas Angioni
University of Campinas
This book discusses Aristotle’s notions of essence and substance as they are developed in Metaphysics ZH. I examine Aristotle's argument at length and defends an unorthodox interpretation according to which his motivation is to provide an answer against a conflation between criteria for existential priority (delivering substances as primary beings) and criteria for explanatory priority (delivering essences as primary principles).
Keywords substance  essencialism  priority  grounding  metaphysics
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