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So it seems that as far as these [considerations] go neither is nature; for neither is it possible for both to be so, because of what we have just said, nor one only, because of the [previously given] argumentation - for as far as that [argumentation] goes both would be, but that is impossible. Therefore neither of them is nature. But our own view is that in reality artificial form is not nature, and for this reason - since it is not nature - neither does a bed arise from the bed, but wood, being a natural form and not matter, produces wood, as one would expect.

The matter, for this is what is 127 128 20 5 Translation 26 unorganised according to its own definition (logos). For the matter underlying each thing, even if it be proximate , and informed, is still unorganised as regards the supervening form, as the logs are unorganised as regards the [form] of the abacus and that of the bed. 'as though equating the substance with the nature. e. nature. For Aristotle himself recognises the word 'substance' as having many senses. For he says [its meaning] is triple: one sense corresponds to matter, as if one called the logs [the] substance of a bed and bronze [that] of the statue; another corresponds to form, as when we say fire is substantialised in accordance with the hot and dry; [a third sense corresponds to] the combination, as when we say the substance of man is composed from soul and body.

For the artist disposes the shapes of the artifacts as it seems good to him; they do not exist by nature but arise by the planning and prescription of rational choice. 140 10 193al7: And if each of these in turn has this same relation to something else. The difficulty someone might raise against those saying that matter is nature he both raises and resolves. For someone might say: Tf you 15 say that that which endures throughout is matter, and for this reason the logs, as enduring throughout, are nature while the form, as perishing, is [so] no longer, then neither will the logs be [the] nature of the bed, nor the bronze of the statue; for the logs too on perishing are dissolved into earth, perhaps, and that endures throughout while the form of l o g disappears, as in burning, and ash is left behind, which is earth; and similarly the bronze on 20 perishing is dissolved into water, since when melted too it becomes fluid.

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