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Aristotle

Philosopher
384 B. C. E. -322 B. C. E.

Aristotle, Greek philosopher and scientist, was born in 384 B. C. E. in Stagira, northern Greece. He died in 322 B. C. E. He is considered one of the most influential thinkers in history.

Aristotle, philosopher and biologist. Aristotle, philosopher and biologist.

Aristotle's father was the physician to the king of Macedonia. Being a doctor's son most likely influenced his strong interest in science. Upon the death of his father in 367 B. C. E. , Aristotle was sent to the Academy of Plato in Athens. He remained there for twenty years, first as a student, then as a teacher. He studied a wide variety of subjects, earning the nickname "the reader." After Plato's death, Aristotle left Athens and traveled about for twelve years. For a number of years during this time, he tutored Alexander the Great, the son of...

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