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Single Idea 622

[catalogued under 28. God / A. Divine Nature / 2. Divine Nature]

Full Idea

There exists an eternal unmoved substance separate from sensible things. It can have no magnitude, and is without parts and indivisible. As the source of movement for infinite time, it must itself be infinite.

Gist of Idea

There must a source of movement which is eternal, indivisible and without magnitude


Aristotle (Metaphysics [c.324 BCE], 1073a05)

Book Reference

Aristotle: 'The Metaphysics', ed/tr. Lawson-Tancred,Hugh [Penguin 1998], p.375