About Aristotle

Aristotle
Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the Macedonian city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece. His father, Nicomachus, died when Aristotle was a child, whereafter Proxenus of Atarneus became his guardian. At eighteen, he joined Plato's Academy in Athens and remained there until the age of... Wikipedia
384 BC, Stagira (ancient city)
322 BC, Chalcis

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Aristotle Quotes

I will not allow the Athenians to sin twice against philosophy.
During the uprisings against Macedonian rule that followed the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C.E., Alexander’s former tutor, Aristotle, escaped Athens saying this. Appeared in the article, "What Is a Pholosopher?", on May 16th 2010 in New York Times, http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/16/what-is-a-philosopher/.