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By Aristotle, Jonathan Barnes

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The Oxford Translation of Aristotle used to be initially released in 12 volumes among 1912 and 1954. it really is universally well-known because the ordinary English model of Aristotle. This revised version comprises the substance of the unique Translation, a bit emended in mild of contemporary scholarship; 3 of the unique models were changed by way of new translations; and a brand new and enlarged choice of Fragments has been further. the purpose of the interpretation continues to be a similar: to make the surviving works of Aristotle without difficulty available to English talking readers.

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Moreover, all relatives are spoken of in relation to correlatives that reciprocate, so that with blindness, too, if it were a relative, that in relation to which it is spoken of 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 12bl 10 15 20 20 25 30 35 40 13'1 5 10 15 20 25 30 CATEGORIES would reciprocate; but it does not reciprocate, since sight is not called sight of blindness. Nor are cases of privation and possession opposed as contraries, as is clear from the following. With contraries between which there is nothing intermediate it is necessary for one or the other of them always to belong to the things they naturally occur in or are predicated of.

These and others like them are the absurdities that follow if it is necessary for every affirmation and negation either about universals spoken of universally or about particulars, that one of the opposites be true and the other false, and that nothing of what happens is as chance has it, but everything is and happens of necessity. So there would be no need to deliberate or to take trouble (thinking that if we do this, this will happen, but if we do not, it will not). For there is nothing to prevent someone's having said ten thousand years beforehand that this would be the case, and another's having denied it; so that whichever of the two was true to say then, will be the case of necessity.

G. not every animal is just, and some animal is just). ). It is clear too that, with regard to particulars, if it is true, when asked something, to deny it, it is true also to affirm something. For instance: Is Socrates wise? No. Then Socrates is not-wise. With universals, on the other hand, the corresponding affirmation is not true, but the negation is true. For instance: Is every man wise? No. Then every man is not-wise. This is false, but 'then not every man is wise' is true; this is the opposite statement, the other is the contrary.

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