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Prime Mover
Unchanging Final Cause
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Four Causes
Form, Material, Efficient, Final
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Form (Aristotle)
What makes something recognizable (by shape or structure)
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Material
What the object is made of
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Efficient
What caused the object to exist (e.g. a factory, or sexual reproduction)
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Final Cause (Telos)
The purpose of the object
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A Priori
An argument based on reason alone
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A Posteriori
An argument based on sense experience and observation of evidence
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