Chapter 12. Substances

  1. Georgios Anagnostopoulos Professor
  1. S. Marc Cohen Professor

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305661.ch12

A Companion to Aristotle

A Companion to Aristotle

How to Cite

Cohen, S. M. (2009) Substances, in A Companion to Aristotle (ed G. Anagnostopoulos), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305661.ch12

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  1. University of California, San Diego, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Washington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122238

Online ISBN: 9781444305661



  • substances and categories;
  • metaphysics Z;
  • the inconsistency;
  • primary substratum (or subject, hupokeimenon);
  • particular forms approach;
  • the things that there are or beings


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Categories

  • Metaphysics Z

  • The Inconsistency

  • Bibliography