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Aristotle was one of the greatest philosophers of ancient Greece, and one of the greatest minds in human history. Although many of his works were disproved with modern technology, the gaps he made with his limited knowledge of the world at that time shows truly how smart he was. His works cover a many different fields, and the ideas that do not survive today lasted two millennia, until the Renaissance period in the 16th and 17th century.
Aristotle was born in 384 BC to Nicomachus, a physician of Mayntas II of Macedon. He was born in Chalcis, and later moved to Athens in 367 BC. He became a student at Plato’s Academy, where he was taught directly by Plato himself, another great mind of ancient Greece. He spent twelve years at the Academy, until the time of Plato’s death. He moved around after leaving the Academy, going from Asia Minor, to the Island of Lesbos, to even spending several years with a young Alexander the Great as his personal tutor.
Aristotle’s theories and works included different fields, from logic, philosophy, and ethics to physics, biology, psychology, politics, and



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