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Aristotle Presentation

A Beastly Presentation presented by Steven Forslund, Brandon Bieze and Michel Furrh

Steven Forslund

on 10 April 2011

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Aristotle Life By Steven, Brandon and Micheal He was the son to Nicomachus who was the personal physician to King Amyntas of Macedon and Phaestis, his mother, a woman of aristocratic descent His parents died when he was 10 years old and he was taken in by foster parents, Proxenos and his wife. He was married to Pythias and they had a daughter they named Pythias after her mom. When Pythias died he married Herpyllis and they had a son they named Nichomachus Education Scientific Contrabutions
and Awards Interesting Stuff when he was 17 he moved to athens where he found science After Athens was taken over Aristotle was exiled he died in 322 BC at the age of sixty-two in Chalkis on the island of Euboea Aristotle is credited with the earliest study of formal logic Aristotle established a philosophical school of his own, the Lyceum, located near a shrine of Apollo Lyceus. Also known as the Peripatetic School Aristotle never recieved any awards for his work but he did achieve fame through recognition of being such a well known philosopher. The majority of Aristotle’s original work has been lost through the passage of time but around one third of it still remains to this day. Aristotle taught Alexander The Great and Ptolemy and Cassander, who would both eventually be crowned kings. Aristotle was born into an aristocratic family in 384 BC in Stageira, Chalcidice located east of modern-day Thessaloniki The End Influenced by
Socrates, Plato, and Democritus Influenced
Alexander the Great, Ptolemy, Copernicus, Galileo, and most of Islamic philosophy, Jewish philosophy, Christian philosophy but he opposed many of Platos ideas Aristotle was appointed as the head of the royal academy of Macedon Aristotle was suspected of plotting to kill Alexander the Great so they killed his grandnephew Callisthenes as a traitor Aristotle not only studied almost every subject possible at the time, but made significant contributions to most of them Aristotle studied physical science, anatomy, astronomy, embryology, geography, geology, meteorology, physics, zoology, philosophy, aesthetics, ethics, government, metaphysics, politics, economics, psychology, rhetoric, theology, education, foreign customs, literature, poetry, music, theater, logic, linguistics, and biology It has been suggested that Aristotle was probably the last person to know everything there was to be known in his own time Aristotle held more accurate theories on concepts than other philosophers of his day. Aristotle is the earliest natural historian whose work has survived in some detail Aristotle was a keen systematic collector of riddles, folklore, and proverbs More than twenty-three hundred years after his death, Aristotle remains one of the most influential people who ever lived. Despite these achievements, the influence of Aristotle's errors is considered by some to have held back science considerably Aristotle is said to have written 150 philosophical treatises He was educated first in medicine Aristotle was the most notable product of the educational program devised by Plato 367 BC, Aristotle went to Plato’s academy as a student, but he later became a teacher there. NOT REALLY HAHA NO JK REALLY THE END
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