Ancient Philosophy 21 (2):357-373 (2001)

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Christopher V. Mirus
University of Dallas
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Starting with Ackrill's problem of homonymous parts and the responses of Williams, Cohen and Whiting, I examine Aristotle's account of the matter of living bodies, focusing on the homogeneous parts. I conclude that the dual nature of these parts (material and formal) underlies the homonymy principle in its biological application, and contributes to a coherent theory of body and soul as matter and form.
Keywords Ancient Philosophy  Classical Studies  History of Philosophy
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ISBN(s) 0740-2007
DOI 10.5840/ancientphil200121243
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