Aristotle's 4 Causes

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What did Aristotle believe about the soul?
It is our characteristics and when we die our soul dies too
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What did Aristotle reject?
The Theory of Forms
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What is the 'form' of something?
The characteristics of it
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What is the material cause?
What it is made from?
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What is the efficient cause?
The creator
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What is the formal cause?
Characteristics
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What is the Final Cause?
Purpose
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What did Aristotle mean about movement?
Change (melting, freezing)
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What did Aristotle believe about change?
it is eternal
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What does the Prime mover cause and why?
Movement of other things because it is the purpose of everything
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What conclusion did Aristotle come up with about God?
He only knows himself so he doesn't know the physical world, he doesn't have a plan for us and he isn't affected by us
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Why can't there be something before the Prime Mover?
It wouldn't make sense
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What is the only thing that doesn't need anything else to rely on to exist?
God
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