Aristotle was born circa 384 B.C. in Stagira. At 17 he attended Plato's Academy. Alexander the Great was tutored by him in 338 and in 338 Aristotle founded his own school, the Lyceum, in Athens. Aristotle spent the rest of his life in Athens studying, teaching, and writing. Aristotle died in 322 B.C..
Aristotle Growing Up
How he influenced Government
What he believed in
Government should govern for the good of the people, not for the good of those in power. Authority, or, failing that, blends democratic and oligarchic influences in society to approximate to that outcome. A pure democracy can easily turn into a tyranny of the majority.
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