Here are my beautiful notes on Aristotle. Let's hope this sodding thing works.
Student of Plato with different philosophy - Aristotle was an empiricist
Philosophy was based on causation and the four causes:
Formal (characteristics), Final (purpose), Material (made from?), Efficient (how made)
The causes are to explain why things exist and why they are the way they are. Every thinkable object should relate to the causes.
FINAL CAUSE IS THE MOST IMPORTANT (wahoo!) - if something doesn't have a purpose (note: telos is…