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  • Aristotle's View On The Source Of Knowledge
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    ARISTOTLE In 384 BC, Nicomachas and Pha estas experienced the birth of their son, Aristotle, in a small town on the north east coast of the peninsula of Chalice called Stagira. Descendent of a medical family, Aristotle would pursue studies in physical science, biology, psychology, chemistry, zoology, botany, mechanics, mathematics, and many more. You name it, and Aristotle studied it. He was also interested in the search for knowledge. (Aristotle, Barnes PG. 2). A quote of his states- " the acqu...
  • Aristotle's View Of The Universe
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    To the modern reader, Aristotle's views on astronomy, as presented in Metaphysics, Physics, De Caelo (On the Heavens) and Simplicius' Commentary, will most likely seem very bizarre, as they are based more on a priori philosophical speculation than empirical observation. Although Aristotle acknowledged the importance of 'scientific' astronomy - the study of the positions, distances and motions of the stars - he nevertheless treated astronomy in the abstract, linking it to his overall philosophica...
  • Certain Amount Of Virtuous Activity
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    Can a Child be Virtuous? In this paper I will argue against Aristotle and his idea that children cannot be virtuous, as we discussed in class. I will do this by giving concrete examples that a certain widespread religion believes in this virtuosity of a child. I will also use a more common example that occurs all the time in America. Aristotle says that children cannot be virtuous because virtues are something that, to be acquired must be practiced over and over again. A child has not had enough...
  • Aristotles Travel In Time
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    Aristotle believed that a freedom of choice for an individual would lead towards the impossibility of establishing human relationships in a considerably practical way. However, all humans tend to establish healthy and happy environment for their personal needs. Well, actually according to this issue Aristotle was not mistaken in his beliefs. Today, it is quite easy to notice the right interpretation of his belief just by observing the lives of people. The influence of Aristotle's philosophy has ...
  • Aristotle's Ideas On Water Vapor And Precipitation
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    Thesis: How accurate or inaccurate were Aristotle's writings on meteorology? Introduction: Aristotle wrote about many subjects that can be grouped into five general divisions: logic, physical works, psychological works, natural history works, and philosophical works. One of the little known physical works concerned meteorology. Aristotle's views on meteorology are fascinating, but many of the views were not accurate. This paper compares only a few of his views to actual meteorological facts. I. ...
  • Politics Aristotle
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    Aristotle was aristotle Aristotle Aristotle was a Greek philosopher, logician, and scientist. Along with his teacher Plato, Aristotle is generally regarded as one of the most influential ancient thinkers in a number of philosophical fields, including political theory. Aristotle was born in 384 BC in Stagira in northern Greece. Aristotle came from a family of physicians and he received training and education that inclined his mind towards the study of nature phenomena. Aristotle's father died whe...

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