DOCTRINE OF CAUSES

Belief of Aristotle that explanantions of causality have 4 modes- formal, final, material, efficient that correspond to plan, goal, substance and work done. See cause.

DOCTRINE OF CAUSES: "Doctrine of causes was the belief of Aristotle."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DOCTRINE OF CAUSES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/doctrine-of-causes/ (accessed October 21, 2020).
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