Aristotle is most commonly credited with formulating the building blocks of deductive logic, basic ethical and moral guidelines and laying the foundations for the biological classifications of animals. Although basic by ... More »

Galileo is not credited with discovering that the world is round. The idea that the Earth is round is traced back to ancient Greece in the 6th century B.C. More »

Throughout his life, Sir Isaac Newton made numerous discoveries in physics, mathematics, optics and astronomy. Due to these discoveries, he is considered to be a key figure of the scientific revolution in the 17th centur... More »

The philosophic legacy of Aristotle was to irrevocably alter the course of Western thought, contributing his knowledge and wisdom even to the advancement of biology through his dissection and proto-taxonomic classificati... More »

An accurate timeline of when Aristotle made certain discoveries is not available. He began his training in philosophy in 367 B.C. and stayed in Plato's academy until around 347 B.C. It was during this time that he showed... More »

Plato and Aristotle are similar in that they both contemplated man's existence in the world and the significance of that existence. They both tried to understand what it means to be aware of one's existence and how that ... More »

Aristotle was one of the most important ancient Greek philosophers, best known for his writings that cover a wide variety of subjects, such as metaphysics, music, politics and poetry. Aristotle was a student of Plato and... More »