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Diccionario filosófico
Complete edition

Diccionario de Filosofía
Brief definition of the most important concepts of philosophy.


A Dictionary of English Philosophical Terms Francis Garden

Vocabulary of Philosophy, Psychological, Ethical, Metaphysical
William Fleming

Biografías y semblanzas Biographical references and lives of philosophers

Brief introduction to the thought of Ortega y Gasset

History of Philosophy Summaries

Historia de la Filosofía
Explanation of the thought of the great philosophers; summaries, exercises...

Historia de la Filosofía
Digital edition of the History of Philosophy by Jaime Balmes

Historia de la Filosofía
Digital edition of the History of Philosophy by Zeferino González

Vidas, opiniones y sentencias de los filósofos más ilustres
Complete digital edition of the work of Diogenes Laertius

Compendio de las vidas de los filósofos antiguos

A brief history of Greek Philosophy
B. C. Burt


A Short History of Philosophy





Property. This name is given in logic to a predicable, which, without being either genus, differentia, or species, necessarily accompanies their combination, as distinguished from accident, which does not. Aristotle requires of a property that it be convertible with the subject, and therefore peculiar to it. Porphyry gives four senses of property.


1st. An attribute belonging to one only species, though not to every specimen—as medical or geometrical skill to man.

2nd. An attribute belonging to the whole species, though not to it alone—as biped to man.

3rd. One belonging to the whole, and to it alone, but not to be found always, as growing grey-haired to man.

4thly. One belonging to the whole species, to it alone, and universally—as risibility to man. This last, he says, is strictly (κυρίως) property, and to this, following Aristotle, he confines himself in his subsequent treatment of the matter.



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