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What Greek philosopher and scientist shared with Plato and Socrates the title of being one of the most famous of Ancient philosophers The largely influential Aristotle is the answer Aristotle was born in Macedonia the son of a physician to the royal court When he turned 17 he went to Athens to study at Platos Academy He stayed there for about 20 years as a student and then a teacher After Plato died in 347 BC Aristotle moved to Assos where a friend of his Hermias was a ruler There he counseled Hermias and married his niece and adopted daughter Pythias He then moved to Pella the Macedonian capital where he became the tutor of the kings son Alexander later known as Alexander the Great In 335 when Alexander became king Aristotle returned to Athens and established his own school the Lyceum Upon the death of Alexander in 323 BC strong anti-Macedonian feeling developed in Athens and Aristotle retired to a family estate in Euboea He died there the following year The Works and Politics of Aristotle The majority of Aristotles works that survive today are his lecture notes from his teaching at the Academy These notes are for courses in almost every branch of knowledge and art The works on which Aristotles reputation rests are largely based on these lecture notes which were collected and read by later editors Among the texts are works on logic called Organon His works on natural science include Physics which Gives a large amount of Information on astronomy meteorology plants and animals His writings on the nature and properties of being were given the title Metaphysics in the first published edition of his works because in that edition they followed Physics He dedicated his work on ethics called Nicomachean Ethics to his son Nicomachus Other essential works include his Rhetoric his Politics and his Poetics Maybe because of the influence of his fathers medical profession Aristotles
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