Aristotle Essay written by: Benito_mitchell Aristotle (384 BC -322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, logician, and scientist. Along with his teacher Plato (author of The Republic), Aristotle is generally regarded as one of the most influential ancient thinkers in a number of philosophical fields, including political theory. Aristotle's' writing reflects his time, background, and beliefs.
Aristotle was born in Stagira, Macedonia. His father, Nichomacus, was the personal physician to the King of Macedonia, Amyntas. At
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Indeed, Aristotle's works may not have been published for some centuries after his death. After the fall of Rome, his work was largely lost to Europe, while Plato's were saved. Aristotle's works still played a vital role in our society's evolution. Aristotle's writings were so ahead of his time, they made people question his sanity. Although during his lifetime Aristotle was labeled insane, he is now labeled as the most influential philosopher of all time.