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Unformatted text preview: Academy - Run by Plato, the Academy was the center of Greek learning. Aristotle spent twenty years there and owes a great deal of his life's work to this formative influence. City-state - A self-governing political unit that is sometimes under the power of an overseeing nation, as Athens was in Greece. Four Causes - Aristotle's classification of the kinds of causes that a natural philosopher must investigate: 1) the constituent factor; 2) the form or pattern; 3) the immediate origin; and 4) the end or purpose. Good life - For Aristotle, the good life required community participation, for man was incomplete otherwise. Since reason and language are what set man apart from the other animals, he must exercise them in a public forum to live a fulfilling life. Lyceum - The rival school that Aristotle set up after he returned to Athens. While the Lyceum - The rival school that Aristotle set up after he returned to Athens....
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