عنوان مقاله [English]
The concept of perfection in Aristotle's metaphysics is expressed with words like Energia and Entelecheia, Both in English have been translated into actuality. Aristotle has spoken on various topics of Energia and Entelecheia: In metaphysics, in the discussion of form, Potentiality and Actuality and four causes It is discussed. In psychology, Soul is defined as perfection. And in physics in motion debate, And in ethics, the discussion of happiness has used "perfection" and " Actuality". The question is what is the meaning of the two terms Energia and Entelecheia And what is the relationship between their meanings in these different topics? Why did Aristotle use two words to express his purpose? Can these two words be delivered?
Aristotle did not provide for explicit and clear definition Energia and Entelecheia. The distinction is expressed in the form of examples. The difference between Energia and Entelecheia is very delicate; Energia means certain work Entelecheia means perfection and Totality. In this paper, we seek to explain the meaning of Energia and Entelecheia in Aristotle's thought in the various topics Aristotle has spoken of as the concept of "actuality" and "perfection", and explain their position and difference. To this end, we brought and analyzed Energia in four meanings Which are delivered to each other and Entelecheia in two senses Which can not be delivered And we came to the conclusion that "Energia" is a preliminary meaning for the meaning of "Entelecheia".