What is Ilinek, What Does It Mean?July 2, 2021
A quality that does not exist on its own, needs a substance to stand on, and can change without changing the substance on which it is based. It is the opposite of the term substance in metaphysics. Accident is determined by substance. The word accident was first used by Aristotle. The term accident, which arose from the error of the immutability of substance in scholastic metaphysics, has no validity in dialectical materialist philosophy.