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abyss.uoregon.eduAristotle was sent to get a higher education by his brother in law/ guardian. He was sent to Platos Academy. In the academy Aristotle was such a great student that many believed that Aristotle would move on and take Platos place as a teacher after Plato died. Although that is not a true fact, Aristotle and his teacher Plato were actually

Birth and childhoodAristotle was born circa 384 BC in Stagira, GreeceAristotles father, Nicomachus, was court physician to the Macedonian king Amyntas II. Although Nicomachus died when Aristotle was just a young child, Aristotle remained closely affiliated with and influenced by the Macedonian court for the rest of his life. Little is known about his mother, Phaestis because she is also believed to have died when Aristotle was a small childAfter Aristotles father died, Proxenus of Atarneus, who was married to Aristotles older sister, Arimneste, became Aristotles care provider or guardian until he came of age.

From this page on I used an adultWhen Aristotle was 17 he went to get a higher education at Platos Academy.Aristotle became an exemplary scholar and moved on to know Plato very well.Many believed that Aristotle would inherit Platos Academy but he did not because Aristotle did not agree with everything Plato did.After Plato died a friend of Aristotles invited him to court, and there he met his first wife Pythias. They had a daughter that was also named Pythias.In 338 BC Aristotle went back home to Macedonia and started teaching alexander the great who grew up to be the greatest military leader of all time.In 335 BC With Alexanders permission, Aristotle started his own school in Athens, called the Lyceum. On and off, Aristotle spent most of the remainder of his life working as a teacher, researcher and writer at the Lyceum in Athens. That same year he opened the school, his wife died.After the death of his first wife Aristotle married Herpyllis and she bore Aristotle children, including one son named Nicomachus, after Aristotles father.

DeathWhen Aristotles former student Alexander the Great died suddenly in 323 B.C., the pro-Macedonian government was overthrown, and in light of anti-Macedonia sentiment, Aristotle was charge with impiety. To avoid being prosecuted, he left Athens and fled to Chalcis on the island of Euboea, where he would remain until his death.


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