04 - SOSMOLOGICA ARGUMENT Know that there is a God by...

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SOSMOLOGICA ARGUMENT - Know that there is a God by reason alone. P1: If all beings are caused, then must be 1 st P2: All beings in this world are caused. C: There is a God – 1 st TYPES OF KNOWING 1 Natural science, the study of object of material processes 2 Mathematics, the study of quantity without needt to appeal to the sensible world 3 Metaphysics, the study of the non-material realities & causes – God, human sould & angels ST. THOMAS AWUINAS’ EPISTEMOLOGY Soul is blank sheet (tabula rasa) at birth. 2 types of knowledge 1. Sensitive knowledge is the individual, the particular, the contingent (dependant) and material thing. 2. Intellective knowledge of the universal, immaterial essences Agent (active) intellect forms by process of abstraction concepts in passive intellect 3 acts of intellect: 1. Abstraction 2. Judgment 3. Reasoning
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ST. THOMAS AQUINAS’ HUMAN NATURE
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