The necessary and the possible

The necessary and the possible

The necessary and the possible

 

One might raise the question whether “possible to be” follows from “necessary to be”. For if not, the contradictory will follow, “not possible to be”. And even if one were to state that this is not the contradictory, one must say that “possible not to be” is; both of which are false of “necessary to be”. However, the same thing seems to be capable of being cut and of not being cut, of being and of not being, so that the necessary will be contingent not to be. Continue reading “The necessary and the possible”