Aristotle

Aristotle

Nationality: Greek

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, linguistics, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zoology. Together with Plato and Socrates, Aristotle is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy.

Source/Notes: Aristotle: The Politics and the Constitution of Athens (1996 edition), Cambridge University Press - ISBN: 9780521484008
Source/Notes: Attributed to Aristotle by Diogenes Laërtius in Lives of the Eminent Philosophers, Book V: "He who has friends can have no true friend"

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Source/Notes: Aristotle quoted by Diogenes Laërtius in "Lives of Eminent Philosophers"
Source/Notes: The Metaphysics (2008 edition), Cosimo, Inc. - ISBN: 9781605203171

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