Archive for October 2nd, 2013

Aristotle in 90

(Available on Amazon!)

A brief summary of Aristotle and goes over more of his biographical information than his beliefs in details—maybe it’s because I thought it was going to concentrate more on Aristotle ideas. In terms of the structure of the book, it seems to be rather all over the place. Today I learned that Aristotle had some issue of pride and didn’t always agree with Plato, his teacher. The most interesting part of the book for me was the chapter on Aristotle’s idea after him—from Aristotle’s influence upon the Islamic philosopher Avicenna (if any Christians know about him today it’s largely in connection to the Kalam Cosmological Argument) and Thomas Aquinas. Those looking for an introduction to Aristotle might be better served looking elsewhere.

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