Aristotle

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ARISTOTLE ON KNOWLEDGE

  • knowledge is perception because if we did not perceive , we would not understand
  • natural world= real world
  • reality of the world is in the matter and stuff

MATTER AND COAL

  • everything in the world is made of stuff called matter
  • matter of each object has the potentially for acquiring a form proper to the object called its end form of telos
  • motion is actualising of the potentiality of an object
  • all objects seek to achieve their natural goal/final form

ACTUALISATION EXAMPLE (ACORN AND OAK TREE)

  • ACORN HAS THE potentiality to become an oak tree
  • process of…

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