Talk:per alia

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'Per alia' means 'by combination'? I've always thought that alius was for 'other'. As in 'et al.'. Will any verification follow? Dart evader 19:34, 2 October 2006 (UTC)

To me, per alia is the opposite of per se, so it would mean "by, of, for, or in others", "in consideration of extraneous factors", "extrinsically". I am not a philosopher, so I do not really understand the example that was used. —Stephen 21:49, 2 October 2006 (UTC)