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  • Aristotle Thought
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    The Life of Aristotle When Plato died in 347 bc, Aristotle moved to Assos, a city in Asia Minor, where a friend of his, Hermias (died 345 bc), was ruler. There he counseled Hermias and married his niece and adopted daughter, Pythias. After Hermias was captured and executed by the Persians, Aristotle went to Pella, the Macedonian capital, where he became the tutor of the king's young son Alexander, later known as Alexander the Great. In 335, when Alexander became king, Aristotle returned to Athen...
  • Aristotle Like Plato
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    Aristotle Aristotle was born in 384 BC and lived until 322 BC. He was a Greek philosopher and scientist, who shares with Plato being considered the most famous of ancient philosophers. He was born at Stagira, in Macedonia, the son of a physician to the royal court. When he was 17, he went to Athens to study at Plato's Academy. He stayed for about 20 years, as a student and then as a teacher. When Plato died in 347 BC, Aristotle moved to Assos, a city in Asia Minor, where a friend of his named He...
  • Plato To Aristotle
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    WHEN Socrates was sixty years old, Plato, then a youth of twenty, came to him as a pupil. When Plato was sixty years old, the seventeen-year-old Aristotle presented himself, joining the Teacher's group of 'Friends,' as the members of the Academy called themselves. Aristotle was a youth of gentle birth and breeding, his father occupying the position of physician to King Philip of Macedon. Possessed of a strong character, a penetrating intellect, apparent sincerity, but great personal ambition. Ar...
  • Most Influential Greek Thinker Aristotle
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    Aristotle: The Most Influential Greek Thinker Aristotle was one of the most influential thinkers in western culture, and a Greek philosopher, teacher, and scientist. He was probably the most scholarly and learned of the ancient Greek Philosophers. Aristotle mastered the entire development of Greek though before him and employed this knowledge in his writings. He criticized, summarized, and furthered the development of the Greek philosophies. Aristotle, along with his teacher Plato, are the two m...
  • Aristotle The Most Vital Question Of Metaphysics
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    Metaphysics All men by nature desire to know (p. 51). So does Aristotle begin The Metaphysics, a book, or rather a collection of lectures. It is the book of the greatest importance for an understanding of the philosophy of Aristotle, and has had a tremendous influence on the European thought. The word Metaphysics derives from the Greek meta ta physik a (after the things of nature). In medieval and modern philosophy metaphysics has also been taken to mean the study of things transcending nature. ...
  • Aristotle's Work
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    Aristotle was born in Stagira, on the peninsula of Chalcidice in Macedon, N Greece (hence his nickname "the Stagirite"). His father was Nichomachus, court physician to Amyntas of Macedonia (the father of Philip II of Macedon and grandfather of Alexander the Great), and he was no doubt introduced to Greek medicine and biology at an early age. In 367 BC, after his father's death he was sent to Athens, and became first a pupil then a teacher at Plato's Academy. He remained there for 20 years, until...
  • Aristotle's Philosophy Of Nature
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    Aristotle Aristotle was a Greek philosopher, educator, and scientist. He was one of the greatest and most influential thinkers in Western culture. He familiarized himself with the entire development of Greek thought preceding him. In his own writings, Aristotle considered, summarized, criticized, and further developed all the intellectual tradition that he had inherited from his teacher, Plato. Aristotle was the first philosopher to analyze the process whereby certain propositions can be logical...
  • Time Of Great Controversy For Medieval Scholars
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    The twelfth and thirteenth centuries were a time of great controversy for medieval scholars. New systems of thought were being developed and implemented that challenged the accepted teachings of the church. Some fought to preserve tradition, others fought to destroy it, while still others sought to find a common ground between the two. The greatest controversy of the times, it can be said, was that of faith and reason. Most philosophical debate revolved around these and to a lesser extent the op...
  • Philosophy Of Plato And Aristotle
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    Ancient Greece has made an everlasting effect on society and culture throughout time. Between it's great thinkers and intellectuals, Ancient Greece has created a basis of knowledge that has been modified and altered over the course of history. People have learned a great deal from these superb intellectuals. Philosophers and intellectuals alike, respect the ideals and principles of Greek thinkers, especially those of Plato and Aristotle. Their reasoning has had significant impact on several diff...
  • Most Important Aspects Of Aristotle's Philosophy
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    Aristotle was born in 384 BC. ; with him came the birth of Western realism. He was a student of Plato and a tutor to Alexander the Great (Founders 1). It is difficult to discuss the philosophies of Aristotle without bringing up those of his former tutor, Plato. Aristotle's philosophies diverted from Plato's, and led to Aristotle forming his own school, the Lyceum (Wheelwright 1). The Lyceum was a philosophical school that dealt in matters such as metaphysics, logic, ethics, and natural sciences....
  • Death Of Plato In 347 B.C. Aristotle
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    Aristotle was a 4th century Greek philosopher, educator, and scientist. His work and writings in the areas of physics, biology, metaphysics, psychology, logic, ethics and politics laid the foundation for most of the sciences we study today. Life Aristotle was born in 384 B.C. in the small town of Stagira, which is located in northern Greece. His father, Nicomachus, was a physician to the King of Macedonia. Because of this relationship Aristotle had close connections to the Macedonian court. When...
  • Four Causes And Alfarabi And Aristotle
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    Alfarabi And Aristotle: The Four Causes And Alfarabi And Aristotle: The Four Causes And The Four Stages Of The Doctrine Of The Intelligence Alfarabi and Aristotle: The Four Causes and The Four Stages of The Doctrine of The Intelligence Alfarabi was raised as a young boy in Baghdad. His early life was spent studying the art of linguistics, philosophy, and logic. His teachers were Syrian Christians experts in Greek philosophy. He studied Aristotle and Plato in detail, and it became evident in his ...

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