Aristotle 's Contributions Of Western Philosophy

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One of the greatest classical Greek philosophers still known is Aristotle. His contributions to Western philosophy are in the areas of nature, nature, logic, metaphysics, the soul, morality, and politics. He was one of Plato’s students and studied under him for twenty years in the academy in Athens. He started to lecture about his on top of rhetoric. Aristotle became well known for his philosophies he began to tutor Phillip of Macedon son Alexander. After the death of Phillip’s, the school of platonic was a dominant and flourishing philosophy of Platonism. Aristotle was inspired to start a school called the Lyceum where he began lecturing on his philosophies. For thirteen years Aristotle begun to focus on teaching and forming his own philosophies till the death of Alexander and the government was overthrown in Athens. Aristotle fled to Euboea where mother’s house in Chalcis. The reason why he also fled was because “He had also been charged with impiety (asebeia), the same accusation that had brought about Socrates’ death” (Höffe 8). During his time in Euboea, he had a stomach illness which led to his death. Aristotle curiosity on human existence and the fundamentals of the nature of being itself which changed the view on metaphysics. his view of reality is the relationship mathematics has to existence regarding lines and angles and not to the nature of just being. His primary involvement with metaphysics was his cross-examination into the nature of substance. Aristotle
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