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Aristotle Critique of Plato-Matter and form ! Matter was shapeless and undefined. However, within Matter there existed some latent form that differentiated one thing from the other. Form, according to Aristotle, was in Matter and not outside it. Matter was “potentiality”, and Form “actuality”. The For Aristotle, while Form gave matter its shape, matter itself was undifferentiated and shapeless. But neither could achieve its actuality without being attached to what he termed as an “efficient” cause. Each Form was i