Contributions Of The Aristotle

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Teacher, philosopher, astrologist, scientist, physicist, politician, mentor, logician, and the list to describe Aristotle goes on and on. Born in Stagira, Greece in 384 B.C., Aristotle became one of the greatest minds the world has ever known. He had a major impact on practically every field of knowledge and he taught and wrote on this wide range of topics. He made significant and lasting contributions to nearly every aspect of human knowledge, and influenced more people than any other. While others may disagree, Aristotle is the most influential person in history. Although Aristotle was born centuries ago, his influence and teachings are still relevant today. He was the first to write books on every field of science and set the foundation for modern science as we know it. He helped shape the world of “biology, physics, zoology, logic, ethics, aesthetics, poetry, theater, music, rhetoric, linguistics, politics, metaphysics, and government” (Editors). Many of those fields were founded and named by him, with his most significant achievement being in the field of logic. His system of logic is still the basis of formal reasoning today and helped lay the foundation for writing computer coding languages (Herman). Additionally, through his teachings at his school the Lyceum, he shaped the minds of many leaders, such as Alexander the Great, Ptolemy, and Cassander (Bermosa). They grew up to be emperors and kings, and through their conquests, Aristotle’s theories and philosophies
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