Vertical Causation (II): Corporeal Strata and The Distinction

Raphael De Paola All corporeal beings can be classified in one of four levels of the following hierarchical order: mineral, vegetable, animal, and human (i.e., “rational animal”). Following the Scholastic adage that the operation of a being follows upon its nature (operari sequitur esse), it is not difficult to understand these levels in terms of their … Continue reading Vertical Causation (II): Corporeal Strata and The Distinction