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Aristotle Biography

Aristotle (384-332 B.C.) Greek philosopher, founder of the Peripatetic school. "The influence of Aristotle on human though has continued unbroken to the present day. In the early centuries of our era his writing; stimulated scientific inquiry; during the Middle Ages Latin translations from the Arabic versions guided the philosophy of the Western church, although the real nature of Aristotelianism was little understood." (The New International Encyclopaedia Vol. II, New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1920, 109-112.)

Elbert Hubbard, Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Philisophers (East Aurora: Roycrofters, 1903) Frontispiece.

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