Aristotle

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How many books did Aristotle write?
400
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Give two random examples of topics Aristotle wrote about.
Molluscs and immortal souls.
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What type of knowledge did Aristotle develop?
Deductive knowledge.
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Give an example of deductive knowledge.
All frogs can swim (premise). This is a frog (premise). Therefore it can swim (conclusion).
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What about logic was Aristotle not certain about?
What logic is telling us about the world itslef, the human mind or how language works.
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What about the Forms did Aristotle agree with Plato?
Agreed that Forms exist.
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What about the Forms did Aristotle disagree with Plato?
Only natural ones existed in this world and not ones in the Metaphysical world.
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What did Aristotle state about change relating to the Four Causes?
All things are changing and some things are irreversible due to the Four Causes.
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How can humans reach their actuality according to Aristotle?
By leading virtuous lives.
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What is it known as when humans reach their actuality?
Telos (purpose).
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Define potentiality.
The possibility of doing something or becoming something.
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Define actuality.
When potential is achieved.
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