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Academy

An institution of academics; College, Royal College.
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First, a Nietzschean psychopolitical argument is provided: Plato's Academy was founded around 387 BCE as a clear "reaction to the collapse of the Athenian polis model" (p.
We must not forget that Aristotle studied at Plato's Academy and that Plato studied with Socrates.
It begins with a brief synopsis of his childhood and his time spent teaching in Plato's Academy in Athens, following the ethical teachings of Socrates.
While we can never know for certain how educated Greeks of the classical age might have spoken in day-to-day conversation, I find it hard to believe, given his home environment, background in Plato's academy and philosophical writings, that Aristotle would have spoken with apparent ease, when it suited him, in the manner of Athenians he would have occasionally encountered down at the port of the Piraeus.
390-310 BC), a member of Plato's Academy, is now often treated as a minor philosopher.
Having been educated at Plato's Academy, Aristotle forms his own school, the Lyceum, and he departs from his mentor's ideas, arguing that writing poetry (or literature in general) is both imitation and craftsmanship.