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Aristotle By: Nicholas Thompson, Cody Hotter, Matthias Wrobel Bio Literature Philosophy Philosophy cont. Beliefs Quotes Ideas Today Video Bibliography
Bio Born: 384 B.C. Died: 322 B.C. Education: Platonic Academy Lived in Stagira Greece, a small town on the northern coast of Greece. Tutored Alexander the Great Founded his own school, Lyceum located in Athens. Laid down ground work for Western Philosophy.
Literature Famous works of literature Categories Prior analytics Posterior analytics
Philosophy He was trained first in medicine, and then study philosophy opposed some of Plato's teachings spent time traveling, and studying biology objective come up with a universal process of reasoning that would allow man to learn every thing possible about reality invented modern logic Was a scientist as a philosopher Made arguments and questions everybody thought was logic came up with deduction and inference This process was like seeing an object making a conclusion and suggestion about the object
Philosophy cont. Geocentric theory Earth moves around sun Sun sets + rises Earth centered view
Beliefs Ideal for government was Monarchy Wanted to combine Monarchy, Aristocracy and Democracy to make a limited Democracy Believed that Monarchy, Aristocracy and Democracy where equally good forms of government but individually could be corrupted Time on hands
Quotes “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom” “All men by nature desire knowledge” “A friends to all, Be a friend to none” ~Aristotle
Ideas Today Deductive and inference (Conclusion and suggestion)
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Essential Questions 1. Did Aristotle meet his goal and come up with a universal process of reasoning?