Aristotle

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How is Aristotle's Prime Mover different to the Judeo-Christian understanding of God
Impersonal, force rather than a being
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What did Aristotle believe about the relationship between cause and potential?
Cause actualises potential
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In what way does a magnet analogy relate to the Prime Mover?
Like a magnet, the Prime Mover draws other things towards it and makes them want to imitate it through pure goodness
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What did Aristotle believe about goodness?
Everything has intrinsic goodness, and strives for ultimate good
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How did Aristotle's beliefs influence those of Aquinas?
Belief that "Prime Mover" (God) = unchanging, pure actuality = key Christian belief
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How are Aristotle's beliefs different to those of Plato?
Plato believed in humans w/ eternal souls, while Aristotle viewed them as immanent
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