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  • noun Plural of relatum.

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  • noun Plural form of relatum.


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  • When all boundaries become insides of outsides and outsides of insides, then all "relata" disappear into relationship.

    The Zoom of Abandon

  • [1] Sometimes it is a mere being of reason on the part of both relata, namely, when the order or [relative] disposition cannot exist between things except in virtue of the apprehension of reason alone.

    Medieval Theories of Relations

  • [3] Sometimes, however, a relation is something real in one of the relata and a mere being of reason in the other.

    Medieval Theories of Relations

  • When we conceive of a situation involving this sort of relation, he says, we conceive of it as if it involved two things (“a relation requires two relata” and hence “reason apprehends the one thing twice”), and also as if the two things were ordered to each other by a pair of properties (or “[relative] dispositions”).

    Medieval Theories of Relations

  • Whereas the first or Platonic definition includes both relations and relata (under relational descriptions), the second or Aristotelian definition includes only relations.

    Medieval Theories of Relations

  • And this happens whenever the two relata do not belong to a single order.

    Medieval Theories of Relations

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  • The distinction between what actually serves to relate things (i.e., genuine relations) and what merely stands in some relation (i.e., the relata of some relation) is often used by medieval philosophers to explain the difference between the two definitions in

    Medieval Theories of Relations

  • It must be known that, since a relation requires two relata, there are three ways in which it can be something real or conceptual:

    Medieval Theories of Relations

  • Obviously, however, there are not distinct things in extramental reality serving as the relata of the relation of self-identity, much less two properties by which such relata are related.

    Medieval Theories of Relations


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