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Linnaeus and Cuvier have been my two gods, though in very different ways, but they were mere school-boys to old Aristotle.
Aristotle did make progress beyond earlier philosophers, just as Darwin advanced beyond Linnaeus and Cuvier.
Taxonomy was another major area in which Aristotle influenced the history of science.
Aristotle is not typically remembered as the father of naturalists, but Darwin acknowledged a line of intellectual descent.
The genus-species distinction that we still use is a legacy of Aristotle.
I thought of Aristotle, who denied the existence of a mule because it was neither a horse nor an ass.A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann
For Aristotle, the sharp line drawn between not-being and being does not exist.
If we want to know what Plato and Aristotle thought about any matter, we have only to consult their works.
A cold doubt creeps into the experimental mind of Aristotle, with all his learning and his logic.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
The latter type would be as impossible among barbarians as an Aristotle or a Beethoven.The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Fiske.
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One of the greatest ancient Greek philosophers, with a large influence on subsequent Western thought. Aristotle was a student of Plato and tutor to Alexander the Great. He disagreed with Plato over the existence of ideal Forms and believed that form and matter are always joined. Aristotle's many books include Rhetoric, the Poetics, the Metaphysics, and the Politics.