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  • Aristotle
    • The Prime Mover
      • Earth & Planets change
      • The PM is eternal because of a&p
        • Ultimate goal of movement- God
          • Impersonal being
    • Criticsms
      • God is immanent, PM transcendent so relationship unclear
      • Too casual relationship between PM and universe
  • The 4 causes
    • Aristotle
      • The Prime Mover
        • Earth & Planets change
        • The PM is eternal because of a&p
          • Ultimate goal of movement- God
            • Impersonal being
      • Criticsms
        • God is immanent, PM transcendent so relationship unclear
        • Too casual relationship between PM and universe
    • Material
      • What is is made of
    • Formal
      • What gives it form/strucure
  • Efficient
    • The 4 causes
      • Material
        • What is is made of
      • Formal
        • What gives it form/strucure
    • Why it exists
  • Final
    • Why and how it is
  • Change is caused
    • PM is pure actuality by nature
      • Objects are in a state of actuality and potentiality
      • There does not have to be a final cause

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