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God: God is a supreme being or creator deity that is worshipped in various religions. God is often described as being omnipotent (all-powerful), omniscient (all-knowing), and omnibenevolent (all-good). God is also often believed to be the creator and sustainer of the universe. See also Religion, Religious belief, Theology, Creation myth, Culture, Cultural tradition.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Aristotle on God - Dictionary of Arguments

Bubner I 174
Theology/Quest for Knowledge/Aristotle: this is how a connection between the two comes about.
God/Aristotle/Bubner: God does not live as a pure principle, he represents the most perfect reality. ULtimately fulfulled activity.
Thus the philosopher approaches the life of God with his absolute arete (virtue).
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Höffe I 52
God/Aristotle/Höffe: The Aristotelian Godhead is not an omnipotent, omniscient and omniscient person, but a first unmoved mover, who does not move like a motor, but like something that is loved. This Deity is a pure, impersonal spirit who does not concern himself with the affairs of men nor does he worry about other things in the world.
>Religious belief/Ancient philosophy.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Bu I
R. Bubner
Antike Themen und ihre moderne Verwandlung Frankfurt 1992

Höffe I
Otfried Höffe
Geschichte des politischen Denkens München 2016

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