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aristotle by Mind Map: aristotle

1. Biology

1.1. All men by nature desire to know.

1.2. nature is not by chance everything has a purpose and we are given our senses to understand the world.

1.2.1. SENSES DIFFER FROM OTHER ANIMALS. all forms of life have nuritive, reproductive, and locomotive power. animals are different because we have the power of sensation and perception many complex animals have intellectual power to solve problems humans have the intellectual power of reason the ability to understand the world

1.3. to start with the problem of knowledge we must use our senses first.

2. From plato and socrates

2.1. is a scientific and practical thinker.

2.2. doesnt believe in the world of forms but thinks that all we can understand is beacause we can touch it

2.3. he creates the scientific model to philosophical investigation.

3. Teleological system

3.1. believed everything has a cause.

3.1.1. material cause- the material from which the thing is made

3.1.2. formal cause- the shape or form a thing must takein order to be recognized.

3.1.3. efficient cause - the actual force used to make the thing

3.1.4. the final cause - what is the ultimate purpose of the thing.