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Aristotle by Mind Map: Aristotle

1. There is no world of forms, everything we can understand are the things we can physically touch

2. Everything in this world has causes

2.1. Material Cause

2.1.1. Formal Cause Efficient Cause Final Cause

3. All forms lie inside the things themselves.

4. The material from which the thing is made

4.1. The shape or form a thing must take in order to be recognized

4.1.1. The actual force used to make thing What is the ultimate purpose of the thing

5. "All men by nature desire to know."

6. All forms of life have nutritive, reproductive, and locomotive power

7. Humans have a special intellectual power called reason, which is the ability to comprehend universal ideas

8. Each thing we see is part of a teleological system