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  • Aristotle Unlike Plato
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    To compare the political theories of two great philosophers of politics is to first examine each theory in depth. Plato is regarded by many experts as the first writer of political philosophy, and Aristotle is recognized as the first political scientist. These two men were great thinkers. They each had ideas of how to improve existing societies during their individual lifetimes. It is necessary to look at several areas of each theory to seek the difference in each. The main focus of Plato is a p...
  • Of Aristotles Writings
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    Aristotle (384 BC -322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, logician, and scientist. Along with his teacher Plato (author of The Republic), Aristotle is generally regarded as one of the most influential ancient thinkers in a number of philosophical fields, including political theory. Aristotles writing reflects his time, background, and beliefs. Aristotle was born in Stagira, Macedonia. His father, Nichomacus, was the personal physician to the King of Macedonia, Amyntas. At the age of seventeen, Aristot...
  • Aristotle's Work In Biology
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    Aristotle With the possible exception of Plato, Aristotle is the most influential philosopher in the history of logical thought. Logic into this century was basically Aristotelian logic. Aristotle dominated the study of the natural sciences until modern times. Aristotle, in some aspect, was the founder of biology; Charles Darwin considered him as the most important contributor to the subject. Aristotle's Poetic, the first work of literary notice, had a string influence on the theory and practice...
  • Aristotle Left Athens
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    Aristotle (384-322 BC) ARISTOTLE'S LIFE Aristotle, Greek philosopher and scientist, is one of the most famous of ancient philosophers. He was born in Stagira, Greece to a physician to the royal court. When he became eighteen, Aristotle entered Plato's School in Athens and remained at this academy for twenty years, as a student and then as a teacher. He was recognized as the Academy's brightest and was given the title of 'The Intelligence of the School'. When Plato died in 347 BC, Aristotle left ...
  • Aristotle's Theory Of The Natural World States
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    How do we explain the world around us How can we get to the truth Plato and Aristotle began the quest to find the answers thousands of years ago. Amazingly, all of philosophy since that time can be described as only a rehashing of the original argument between Plato and Aristotle. Plato and Aristotle's doctrines contrast in the concepts of reality, knowledge at birth, and the mechanism to find the truth. Firstly, Plato's concept of reality contrasts with Aristotle's concept. Plato's theory of id...
  • Logic As Aristotle
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    Aristotle was perhaps the first and greatest of all polymaths, being credited with the founding of logic. He is said to have transformed every field of logic that he touched (apart from mathematics where Plato and Platonic thought remained supreme). He divided human knowledge into separate categories, which enabled our understanding of the world to develop in systematics fashion. Resulting in the modern world of science. Aristotelian thought has given rise to many philosophical questions that le...
  • Plato Vs Aristotle Plato And Aristotle
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    Plato vs. Aristotle Plato and Aristotle, two very well known philosophers, by definition are knowledge lovers, who held different ways of thinking on that of creation, politics, and love, consequently the teacher of Aristotle, who was Plato, holds different views on all of those matters. Creation, the beginning process of life either given from God, or an actual "higher form" which was Plato's idea, or passed through from evolution, from which Aristotle sided with is one example of their differe...
  • Aristotle's Physics
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    Aristotle's Life Aristotle (384-322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, educator, and scientist, and was also one of the most influential thinkers in Western culture (World Book 663). Through his writings, Aristotle considered, summarized, criticized, and helped to further develop many of these traditions from which he had learned from Plato, his teacher. He was born in Stagira, and both of his parents died when he was a boy. His legal guardian named Proxenus raised him (World Book 663). At the age of ...
  • Aristotle And Plato
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    Aristotle's Critique of Plato Aristotle took a distinct path verging from the foundation of Plato's philosophy. In order to control society Plato used the noble lie, so people under the state wouldn't question their place in life. Aristotle, on the other hand, used the idea of "civic virtue of friendship" to create a sense of community. "For Aristotle, friendship is a virtue "most necessary for our life". Without friendship, life would be missing a major dimension and in consequence our live wou...
  • Time Aristotle
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    The Philosopher, Aristotle Joe RinzelThe ancient Greek philosopher, Aristotle was an amazing individual who possessed a multitude of talents ranging from mastery of rhetoric to interest in physiology. Aristotle lived during the fourth century B.C. in ancient Greece. The culture of the Greeks during this time differs greatly from our present day life and times. Aristotle came into contact with many great men of history, from Plato his instructor and mentor to Alexander the Great, conquerer and ru...
  • Aristotle's Writing
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    Research Paper: Aristotle Aristotle (b. 384 - d. 322 BC), 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's' writing reflects his time, background and beliefs. Aristotle was born at Stagira, in Macedonia. His father, Nichomacus, was the personal physician to the King of Macedonia, Amyntas. At the age of seventee...
  • Aristotle And Plato
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    In ancient Greece two great written philosophers lived. First there was Plato and then Aristotle. Aristotle was a pupil of Plato. Despite being taught by Plato they had different theories and views. Their ethics were very typical and traditional of ancient Greece but Aristotle detailed virtue ethics and the path to happiness. Plato's political theories for a utopian society varied from Aristotle's view of 'best state for each society'. Their metaphysical theories are complete opposites and very ...
  • 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 From The Arabs
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    Aristotle was born in Stagira, located in northern Greece, in 384 B.C. He died in Chalcis, on the Aegean island of Euboea, in 322 B.C. Aristotle's father had been court physician to the Macedonian king Amyntas II. Aristotle lost both of his parents when he was child, and was brought up by a friend of the family. Aristotle wrote 170 books, 47 of which still exist more than two thousand years later. Aristotle was also a philosopher who wrote about ethics, psychology, economics, theology, politics,...
  • One Of Plato's Greatest Students
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    The unphilosophical man that is, all of us is at the mercy of sense impressions and unfortunately, our sense impressions oftentimes fail us. Our senses deceive us. But because we trust our senses, we are like prisoners in a cave we mistake shadows on a wall for reality. This is the central argument of Plato " 's Allegory of the Cave which appears in Book VII of The Republic. Plato realized that the Athenian state, and along with it, Athenian direct democracy, had failed to realize its lofty idea...
  • Rhetoric Plato And Aristotle
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    Introduction Two great philosophers existed during the Golden Age of Greece and the Hellenistic age, Plato and his equally famous pupil, Aristotle. Both developed structured theories and dialectic of what comprises good government and these theories were influenced by the theories of form they held. While Plato stressed that the ideal regime acts as a standard by which other regimes are judged, Aristotle concerned himself primarily in the best form of government. In light of their differing appr...
  • 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...
  • Aristotle's Ideas On God
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    Aristoltes Refutation Of Plato's Theory Of IdeasAristoltes Refutation Of Plato's Theory Of Ideas ARISTOTLE'S REFUTATION OF PLATO'S THEORY OF IDEAS ARGUMENTS FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD Aristotle refutes Plato's Theory of Ideas on three basic grounds: that the existence of Ideas contradicts itself by denying the possibility of negations; that his illustrations of Ideas are merely empty metaphors; and that they theory uses impermanent abstractions to create examples of perception. Though the theory i...
  • Aristotle's Work In Biology
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    Aristotle was born is 384 BC in Stagira in northern Greece. His father, Nicomachus, was a physician. When Aristotle was young, his parents passed away. A friend of the families then raised him. It is said that he used to speak with a slight lisp. Nicomachus may have had an influence on Aristotle's strong interest in anatomy and the structure of living things. In 367 BC, Aristotle went to Athens to join Plato's Academy, first as a student, then as a teacher. Plato had gathered a wide variety of m...
  • 347 Bc Aristotle Left Athens
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    Aristotle is ARISTOTLE ARISTOTLE Aristotle is considered one of the greatest minds of classical Greece. Dante even proclaimed him "the master of those who know. ' ? He made tremendous contributions in the areas of science and mathematics, not to mention philosophy. In fact, he contributed extensively to chemistry, physics, biology, created formal logic, thoroughly studied systems of government, and developed a biological classification system.? However, the majority of those alive at the time to...

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