Hylomorphism

Hylomorphism is a philosophical theory developed by Aristotle, which conceives being (ousia) as a compound of matter and form. The word `hylomorphism` is a 19th-century term formed from the Greek words ὕλη hyle, `wood, matter` and μορφή, morphē, `form.` ==Matter and form== Aristotle defines X`s matter as `that out of which` X is...
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Hylomorphism

(also hylemoiphism. Gr. hyle, matter, and morphe, contour, form) A theory that all physical things are constituted of two internal principles: the one of which remains the same throughout all change and is the passive basis of continuity and identity in the physical world, called prime matter; the other of which is displaced, or removed from actua....
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hylomorphism

(from Greek hyl, `matter`; morph, `form`), in philosophy, metaphysical view according to which every natural body consists of two intrinsic ... [1 related articles]
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Hylomorphism

[computer science] ==Hylomorphisms in practice== ===Lists=== Lists are common data structures as they naturally reflect linear computational processes. These processes arise in repeated (iterative) function calls. Therefore it is sometimes necessary to generate a temporary list of intermediate results before reducing this list to a single r...
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hylomorphism

belief that matter is cause of the universe
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Hylomorphism

The Aristotelian explanation of material reality. All matter has a double composition of prime matter and substantial form, the former being related to the latter by way of potency to act. Neither exists on its own. What exists is the composite, i.e., informed matter. Matter, having been actualized and determined by a substantial form to be this th...
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Hylomorphism

the theory which conceptually identifies substance as matter and form, such that substances are conceived as forms inhering in matter.
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