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Rhetoric

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Rhetoric is the art of discourse, an art that aims to improve the capability of writers or speakers ... Yet, even as he provided order to existing rhetorical theories, Aristotle .... partly because ...

Aristotle laid down the foundation for your theories of learning with ...

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Aristotle laid down the foundation for your theories of learning with which law? ... Which acts laid down the basic laws of trade with the colonies from 1650 to ...

Aristotle (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

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Sep 25, 2008 ... In all these areas, Aristotle's theories have provided illumination, met .... He refers to the branches of learning as “sciences” (epistêmai), best .... opinions regarding the topic of inquiry handed down to us by our predecessors. .... laid down something else follows of necessity in virtue of their being so' (...

from Poetics - Poetry Foundation

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Oct 13, 2009 ... This text has been adapted from S. H. Butcher's Aristotle's Theory of Poetry and .... that in contemplating it they find themselves learning or inferring, and ... form with excellence of imitation so he too first laid down the main lines of .... Now, according to our definition Tragedy is an imitation of an acti...

Logic and Mathematics - Mathematics Department

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Apr 30, 1999 ... Foundations of mathematics ... Thus Aristotle seems to have viewed logic not as part of philosophy ... laid down and then something other than these necessarily follows. ... Thus logic can help us to clarify our reasoning, but it can only go so far. ..... unit law: $\exists z\,(Nz\,\&\,(\ Let $T_a$ be the formal the...

Approaches to Learning - Principals

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1.2 Aristotle's animating principles. 16 ... First, we are indebted to our editor Catherine Pratt for her thoroughness and acuity. We would also like to ... Consciously or unconsciously, everyone holds theories of learning, since all action is ..... such as those used by Plato led to logical thinking and the rules that were laid do...

A Quick History of Philosophy - General - The Basics of Philosophy

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Socrates himself never wrote anything down, and what we know of his views ... Political Philosophy and Epistemology (the theory of knowledge and how we can ... pursuit of mankind, and that we should always act so as to maximize our own ... The revival of classical civilization and learning in the 15th and 16th Century ...

History of the Philosophy of Science - Explorable.com

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Science gave philosophy a way of empirically testing theories and concepts, whilst ... Aristotle (384 - 322 BCE), by contrast, believed that Plato had everything the ... research is built, postulates that cannot be deduced and act as a foundation. ... to define the modern scientific method, laying down the steps of the scientific ...

Visionlearning | Chemistry | Early Ideas about Matter

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Includes an introduction to John Dalton's theory of atomic structure. ... Because of Aristotle's great influence, Democritus's theory would have to wait almost ... Priestley, Lavoisier, and others had laid the foundations of the field of chemistry. ... which smashed the billiard-ball concept of the atom (see our Atomic Theor...

Philosophy: A Brief Guide for Undergraduates

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Aristotle ... The understanding does not derive its laws (a priori) from, but prescribes ... Ethics takes up the meanings of our moral concepts—such as right action, ... of philosophy; it also reveals many of the foundations of Western Civilization. ... the various theories of language learning, and the distinction between literal ...

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Aristotle: Logic | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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Before getting down to business, it is important to point out that Aristotle is a synoptic thinker with an over-arching theory that ties together all aspects and fields of philosophy. .... Still, words are a good place to begin our study of his logic. ..... The usual list of logical laws (or logical first principles) includes three axi...

Philosophical Foundations of Learning Theory

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These traditions are nativism (Plato) and empiricism (Aristotle). ... Nativism says that our most basic ideas are inborn, ideas like space, time, motion, causality, and ... like the law of proximity: Objects that are close together will be perceived as a group, like: ... In cognitive learning theory we see this nativist perspective in ...

5 Reasons Why Plato and Aristotle Still Matter Today

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Dec 6, 2013 ... Here, he explains the two contrasting theories and, depending on ... Twenty four centuries ago they laid the foundations of Western ... and our culture is between our inner Plato and inner Aristotle. ... who sees the Big Picture and want to “think globally, act locally”--the bumper sticker Plato would most love.