Unformatted text preview: The second primary cause is the form of an object and the parts in the definition; an example of this description might be a swimming pool, for without water it could not be a swimming pool. The third primary cause stated by Aristotle is the source that causes something to change or come to rest. An example of this would be a teacher causes learning in their students. The final primary cause of things is the sake of which a thing is done, or the explanation of why things do what they do. Why do people go to school? People are caused to go to school to get an education and earn a salary in future careers. 3. The ten “expressions” are substance, quantity, quality, relation, place, time, position, state, action, and affection....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY 105 taught by Professor Heter during the Spring '08 term at Saint Louis.
- Spring '08