384 BC - 322 BC

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Aristotle was a Greek philosopher who made important contributions by systemizing deductive logic and wrote on physical subjects. His philosophy had a long-lasting influence on the development of all Western philosophical theories.
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List of References (67 books/articles)

Some Quotations (33)

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Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Preface to Heath's Mathematics in Aristotle
  2. Aristotle on physics and mathematics

Honours awarded to Aristotle
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Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Science Museum Florence
  3. The Catholic Encyclopedia
  4. InterNet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  5. S M Cohen
  6. High Altitude Observatory
  7. Columbia University (Texts by Aristotle)
  8. MIT (Works by Aristotle)
  9. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Aristotle and politics)
  10. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Aristotle and mathematics)
  11. Mark Harden's Artchive (The School of Athens by Raphael)

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