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Substance

In philosophy, substance means, approximately, that element of an object without which it would not exist. In the millennia-old Aristotelian tradition[?], as well as early modern[?] traditions that follow it, substances are treated as having attributes[?] and modes[?].

See objecthood and substance theory.

See also: chemical substance[?]



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