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Citation Information for “Thomas Aquinas, ‘The Argument From Motion’”

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“The external structure of the prima via is obviously taken by Thomas from Aristotle. … Thomas has assembled certain elements taken from Aristotle into an argument which, compared to the specific cosmological setting of the Aristotelian reasoning, impresses the reader as rather formal in structure and independent of any cosmological consideration. For Aristotle, the notion of a prime mover is inextricably connected with a cosmological theory according to which the movements of terrestrial bodies depends on the perfect circular movements of the heavenly bodies, which in their turn require a series of immaterial and immobile movers of the source of their motion.” Rudi A. te Velde Aquinas on God (Ashgate Publishing, 2006), 49.

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