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by Patrick Baga
7 years ago
On Aristotle's Comparison Between the Nature of a Natural Substance and Craft-Expertise

This article considers the strengths and weaknesses of Aristotle's comparison between the nature of a natural substance and craft-expertise. Aristotle sees nature as an agent 'crafting' her products for an end--just as humans do when crafting anything on a daily basis. In holding that craft imitates nature, Aristotle presents an argument that is too strict. Whilst craft and nature certainly have similarities, it is their differences that ultimately divide the line between man and nature.

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