Simple English Aristotle, Physics Book 1, Chapter 1

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Simple English Aristotle

To have knowledge about our objects of thought, we study regularities about them. A regularity of natural and specific occurrence is a principle. A constitutive regularity is a first principle.{1}

Our method is to work towards a truth we can find in nature. We begin with general occurrence and progress to what happens each time, given circumstance.

Resultant states, whatever their ■modi, are as names with regard to words: the entirety is indesignate, the same as a cycle unless we define its parts; we need to reject any nonessential premise, for our object of thought to be specific.{2}


{1} In American today, we often use the word factor, from Latin ■facere. The name factor derives from factoring in.

{2} Object of thought, object in short: a person, thing, animal, phenomenon, regard, idea etc. we think about; used to avoid enumerating on possible objects of thought.

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The world may never have seen her original handwriting, if her skill was taken for supernatural. Feel welcome to Poems by Emily Dickinson prepared for print by Teresa Pelka: thematic stanzas, notes on the Greek and Latin inspiration, the correlative with Webster 1828, and the Aristotelian motif, Things perpetual — these are not in time, but in eternity.
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Świat może i nigdy nie widział jej oryginalnego pisma, jeśli jej umiejętność została wzięta za nadnaturalną. Zapraszam do Wierszy Emilii Dickinson w przekładzie Teresy Pelka: zwrotka tematyczna, notki o inspiracji greką i łaciną, korelacie z Websterem 1828 oraz wątku arystotelesowskim, Rzecz perpetualna — ta nie zasadza się na czasie, ale na wieczności.
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