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  1. (Greek: ὑποκείμενον) is a term in metaphysics which literally means the "underlying thing" (Latin subiectum)

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  2. To search for the hypokeimenon is to search for that substance which persists in a thing going through change—its essential being

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  3. in philosophical idealism

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  4. According to Aristotle's definition (in Categories), hypokeimenon is something which can be predicated by other things, but cannot be a predicate of others

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  5. conceptually similar to Baruch Spinoza's substance and Immanuel Kant's concept of the noumenon (in The Critique of Pure Reason)

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  6. Empiricists and Phenomenalists such as George Berkeley criticize the notion of any "underlying" substance which lies "behind" appearances, arguing instead that appearances are the only true reality

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