Aristotle
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Aristotle

Aristotle was born at Stageira, in the dominion of the kings of Macedonia, in 384 BC. For twenty years he studied at Athens in the Academy of Plato, on whose death in 347 he left, and, some time later, became tutor of the young Alexander the Great. When Alexander succeeded to the throne of Macedonia in 335, Aristotle returned to Athens and established his school and research institute, the Lyceum, to which his great erudition attracted a large number of scholars. After Alexander's death in 323, anti-Macedonian feeling drove Aristotle out of Athens, and he fled to Chalcis in Euboea, where he died in 322. His writings, which were of extraordinary range, profoundly affected the whole course of ancient and medieval philosophy, and they are still eagerly studied and debated by philosophers today. Very many of them have survived and among the most famous are the Ethics and the Politics.

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    • Rhetoric and Poetics

    • By: Aristotle
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    Aristotle's Poetics is best known for its definition and analysis of tragedy and comedy, but it also applies to truth and beauty as they are manifested in the other arts....

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    • Politics

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    Over two millennia after its compilation, the Politics still offers much to consider with regards to political science....

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    • Ethics

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    The book is one of the most influential ethical treatises of all time. Written in 350 BC, it identifies happiness as life's goal....

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    • Metaphysics

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    Aristotle asks, What is existence? How can things continue to exist yet change, and how can we best understand the world we live in? Find out....

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    • Nicomachean Ethics

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    Nicomachean Ethics is Aristotle’s most famous work on the subject of ethics and virtue....

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    • Organon

    • By: Aristotle
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    Aristotle’s Organon comprises six key essays on logic, initially collected by Theophrastus, his successor as head of the Peripatetic school, and given its final form by Andronicus some three centuries later.... 

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    • Nicomachean Ethics

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    Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics is widely regarded as one of the most important works in the history of Western philosophy....

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    • Rhetoric, Poetics and Logic

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    Aristotle's contribution to the sum of wisdom dominates all our philosophy and even provides direction...

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    • Physics

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    Aristotle considers ‘the principles and causes of change, or movement’ behind both animate and inanimate things.... 

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