Aristotle 's Theories Of Aristotle

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Aristotle’s Theories Aristotle was an ancient Greek philosopher. He was born in 384 B.C in Stagira, Northern Greece. At an early age he went to study at Plato’s Academy. Aristotle was the student of Plato. However, Aristotle’s scientific approach was much different than Plato’s. Aristotle was known as teacher to famous Alexander the Great. Later on Aristotle opened his own school, the Lyceum at Athens. Aristotle is an important image because he is the father of Science. Aristotle had many contributions not only to philosophy but also to philosophy of science. He has explained different theories which are the inductive/deductive methods, four stages, and form and matter. His theories are important because they are being still used today. The inductive and deductive methods are basically logical arguments. Aristotle logic revolves around deductive and inductive methods. According to John Losee book called “ Philosophy of Science” he stated “ Aristotle viewed scientific inquiry as a progression from observations to general principles and back to observations. He maintained that the scientist should induce explanatory principles from the phenomena to be explained, and then deuce statements about the phenome from premises which include these principles.” ( Losee,6). He believed that scientific problems start with knowing that certain event occur. He believed that there is an observation then there is in induction that is used for the observation of the world to
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