Aristotle 384-322 B.C. Greek philosopher. A pupil of Plato, the tutor of Alexander the Great, additionally the writer of works on reasoning, metaphysics, ethics, natural sciences, politics, and poetics, he profoundly influenced Western thought. Inside the philosophical system, which led him to criticize exactly what he saw as Plato's metaphysical excesses, principle follows empirical observance and reasoning, on the basis of the syllogism, could be the important method of logical query.
An ancient Greek philosopher (382–322 BC), pupil of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great.