Aristotle

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Aristotle

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born
in Stageira, Greece
February 25, 0384

died
June 09, 0322

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Aristotle (384–322 B.C.E.) numbers among the greatest philosophers of all time. Judged solely in terms of his philosophical influence, only Plato is his peer: Aristotle's works shaped centuries of philosophy from Late Antiquity through the Renaissance, and even today continue to be studied with keen, non-antiquarian interest. A prodigious researcher and writer, Aristotle left a great body of work, perhaps numbering as many as two-hundred treatises, from which approximately thirty-one survive. His extant writings span a wide range of disciplines, from logic, metaphysics and philosophy of mind, through ethics, political theory, aesthetics and rhetoric, and into such primarily non-philosophical fields as empirical biology, where he excelled at...more


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“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”
Aristotle

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.”
Aristotle

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
Aristotle, Metaphysics