Criticisms of Aristotle

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  • Criticisms of Aristotle
    • Lack of Evidence
      • For Four Causes + Prime Mover
    • No purpose for universe
      • E.g Russell, "brute fact"
      • Satre, Dawkins
    • Incompatible w/ theism
      • Theist belief - Aristotelian God =  irrelevant to universe
        • No interaction/effect
          • God of own experiences - different to this
    • How can an eternal, transcendent mover act upon things in the world?
      • Outside of time/space
      • Not present around us
    • Difficulty of evaluating work
      • Hard to understand/interpret
      • Often contradictory
      • Vast amounts of material

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