Forms of Particular Substances in Aristotle’s Metaphysics

Rogers Albritton, “Forms of Particular Substances in Aristotle’s Metaphysics,” Journal of Philosophy, 1957.


“Some  The most interesting suggestions in Professor Sellars’  exploration of what Aristotle says about the substance and form a turn on a thesis which Professor Sellars defends only briefly: he holds that it is a doctrine of Aristotle that the form of a material substance is not the universal form of its species, but a particular instance of that form, informing the thing’s particular master.”