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Whether One and Many are Opposed to Each Other?

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In that article, we clarify the relationship between the one and the many. This relationship is not one of negation, but of privation, i.e., not of the complete exclusion of being (as we may view the relationship between being and non-being), but of a certain lack in a perfection of a subject, e.g., the difference between good and less good (c.f., Categories 11b15ff). Privation does not destroy being, negation does.

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