Weaknesses of the 4 Causes

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A-Level Philosophy (Unit 1: Topic 2- Aristotle: 4 Causes) Mind Map on Weaknesses of the 4 Causes, created by Katie-Marie on 04/10/2015.
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Weaknesses of the 4 Causes
1 just because we can't imagine an infinite chain of causes doesn't mean it doesn't exist
2 final cause- does everything have a purpose, nature of that purpose? Cancer?
3 does everything have to have a cause? infinite regression
4 senses aren't reliable, they are subjective and open to opinion/interpretation
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