Change and Necessity

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Regarding change, we'll consider the views of Heracleitus, who said that everything changes into something else, and Parmenides, who said that nothing every changes, and Aristotle, who said that sometimes things change into other things, sometimes they don't change, and sometimes they change without changing into something else.

But first, I want to give you a brief account of the background of this dispute, by considering the ancient Greek philosophers and their discussions of nature and MATTER. I will not spend a lot of time on this subject or have much on it on the test; rather, I want to cover it as background material for the discussion of change.

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