- (384 BC - 322 BC)He is one of the most famous of the ancient philosophers, and is responsible for helping to shape modern language, common sense and theology. Born in Stagira, Macedonia, this Greek philosopher and scientist was the son of a physician to the royal court. He spent twenty years at Plato's Academy, first as a student, then a teacher. Later Aristotle went to Pella, the capital of Macedonia, where he tutored the king's son, Alexander, who would later be known as Alexander the Great. In 335 BC, he established his own school, the Lyceum, in Athens. Since many of the lessons were taught while the teachers and students walked on the school's grounds, it became known as the Peripatetic School, which means walking or strolling school.
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Aristotle — • Philosopher, born at Stagira, a Grecian colony in the Thracian peninsula Chalcidice, 384 B.C.; died at Chalcis, in Euboea, 322 B.C Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Aristotle Aristotle … Catholic encyclopedia
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Aristotle — [ar′is tät΄ l, er′is tät΄ l] 384 322 B.C.; Gr. philosopher; pupil of Plato: noted for works on logic, metaphysics, ethics, politics, etc … English World dictionary
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Aristotle — /ar euh stot l/, n. 384 322 B.C., Greek philosopher: pupil of Plato; tutor of Alexander the Great. * * * born 384, Stagira died 322 BC, Chalcis Greek philosopher and scientist whose thought determined the course of Western intellectual history… … Universalium
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Aristotle — (384 bc–322 bc) Greek philosopher, logician, and scientist Aristotle, the son of Nicomachus, physician at the court of Mayntas II of Macedon, was born in Chalcis and moved to Athens in 367 bc, where he was a member of the academy until Plato s… … Scientists
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Aristotle — (384–322 BC) Along with Plato the most influential philosopher of the western tradition, Aristotle was born at Stagira in Macedonia, the son of Nicomachus, the court physician to the Macedonian king Amyntas II. At the age of 17 he entered Plato s … Philosophy dictionary
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