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Aristotle and the life of reason 1. Aristotle did not accept Plato's theory of Forms. The real existed in the objects of the material world. This was learned through senses 2. He left a vast number of works on some 400 subjects including biology, physics, poetry, drama, logic, ethics. He brought to this systematic classification. He was the son of a physician and brought with him keen observation. He dissected things himself 3. He advanced the empirical method - a method based on keen observation. He brought this same method to political life, literature and human conduct 4. Some of his conclusions were not correct, but believed for hundreds of years (ex. In the sexual union males were the generator and the female were the receptacle. So the life giving form was really the male. Thus for years the opinion that female were imperfect and incomplete version of man.) 5. Aristotle formulated syllogism (ex. - all men are mortal) 6. Ehtics - nature the of human order ______________________________________________________________________ _____ Art in early greece
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