Aristotle Rewrite - Robert England HON 111 Week 11 The...

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Robert England HON 111 – Week 11 The ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle is famous mostly for his early looks at physics and biology; indeed, his texts are among the earliest existing natural science texts. However, he is also well-known for his arguments on politics and ethics, and it is no wonder. Aristotle made some amazingly accurate points for his time about the inner mentality of human beings, and his advanced understanding of psychology contributed greatly to the validity of his works and his eventual fame as a philosopher. After reading this material, I think that Aristotle may have been the Greek equivalent of a psychologist. Even in works where Aristotle was arguing about purely physical topics, his ideas as an early psychologist were rather important. A large part of Aristotle’s writings involves defining phenomena in terms of what a human can psychologically understand. The portion of Physica that we read (Book II, Ch. 1-3) is concerned mostly with finding a constant definition of the words “nature” and
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