Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Post #3: Aristotle
Ancient skepticism was first seen in the works of Plato and Aristotle, but for the sake of length, we will just be talking about Aristotle. Aristotle was born near Macedonia, to Nichomasus, who later died while Aristotle was still a young child. Near the age of 18, he made his way to Athens, where he found and joined Plato’s Academy, and remained there until the age of 38. While he was there, he wrote on many topics, and became one of the key players in western philosophy. After he left the Academy, Aristotle kept the views of Plato, up until Platos death. After Plato died, Aristotle shifted his views to more of his own.