What is qua?
What is qua?

What is qua?


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Posted Mar 7, 2012 - 12:32 AM:
Subject: What is qua?
I keep seeing this in Aristotle's Metaphysics and it's a puzzle. "Qua being" comes up frequently. Can someone explain it? I think it was in book Delta. I assume you wont object to answering me because I'm not doing this for a paper so it wouldn't be unethical (white trash) to respond. Thank you.

Edited by To Mega Therion on Mar 7, 2012 - 1:07 AM. Reason: wish -> think in fourth sentence
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Posted Mar 7, 2012 - 1:10 AM:

Latin for "as" - "being qua being" is literally "being as being", being considered solely as being.
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