"In scholastic philosophy," Wikipedia informs us, "quiddity was another term for the essence of an object, literally it's "whatness,' or 'what it is.'"
After reading that, I began thinking a lot about the 'whatness' of things. Here I am deeply contemplating the whatness of an apple. (Courtesy of Jerry Janquart Salvo Magazine.)
|Robin contemplating the whatness of an apple|
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