335 BCE Science

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Aristotle philosophy of science



On the heavens


The four causes

Five elements

Aristotle not only taught Alexander the Great and others, but, like his teacher, Plato, he established his own school, which was called the Peripatetic school, that lasted until the middle of the third century. His student, Theophrastus, extended his interest in botany.

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