aquinas and augustine

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Philosophy

 

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September 13, 2014

 

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In the two world view St. Augustine said that not all activity is physical, there is also spiritual activity. b. Aquinas was taught by Albert the Great. Albertus Magnus was the man that translated Aristotle's teachings into Latin. Aquinas sat out to prove the existence of god using his five proofs. Aquinas five proofs are: the proof of motion, proof of efficient cause, proof of contingency, proof from perfection, and proof from order...
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Aquinas five proofs are: the proof of motion, proof of efficient cause, proof of contingency, proof from perfection, and proof from order. These proofs come from Aristotle's four causes of: material cause, formal cause, efficient cause, and final cause. Aristotle's Four Causes Aquinas's Five Causes Material Cause Proof of Perfection Formal Cause Proof from Order Efficient Cause Proof of Motion Proof of Efficient Cause Final Cause Proof of Contingency 2...
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