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Aristotle

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Aristotle

The philosopher Aristotle studied at Plato's Academy and became famous for his writings on ethics and politics, among many other topics. Known as the father of political science, Aristotle closely analyzed the workings of governments in ancient Greece and surrounding areas to discover what constitutes an ideal regime, publishing the results in Politics.

Hippodamus

Hippodamus was an ancient Greek architect, known for making organized plans for Greek cities.

Plato

Plato was an ancient Greek philosopher who taught Aristotle. His works created the foundation of Western philosophy.

Socrates

Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher interested in morality and ethics. He taught Plato, who then taught Aristotle.

Solon

Solon was a government official in Athens. He was also a poet who wrote in favor of democratic government.

Thales

Thales was a philosopher and mathematician who worked in the time before Aristotle. He originated the concept of nature, which Aristotle then wrote about.

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