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Rationalism

Belief that human reason is the primary source of our knowledge of the world

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Empiricism

Belief that all knowledge of the world derives from the senses, experience and observation

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Revelation

The primary source of knowledge of the world is revealed by God, through human encounters with God.

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Telos

End result, PURPOSE

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Material cause

What something is made of

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Efficient cause

Who made the object

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Formal cause

Characteristics and shape of object

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Final cause

Purpose of object

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Prime mover

Final cause of eternal movement

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Transcendent

Seperate and distinct from the worldwide

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Motus

Motion and change

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Immutable

Cannot change

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Necessary

Cannot not exist