Stagira


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an ancient town of Greece where Aristotle was born

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The very first line of Diogenes simply states that Aristotle was born at Stagira.
Bruni uses the same incipit, but adds a qualifier, to the effect that Stagira would be an obscure place, were it not for the fact of Aristotle's having been born there.
Aristotle of Stagira (ancient Macedonia; 384-322 B.C.), Plato's most famous and influential pupil, sought to reconcile the Platonic theory of ideals with empirical reality.
Plato suggested that city walls instil cowardice in the citizen army, but Aristotle -- perhaps mindful of the siege of his home town Stagira in 349 B.C.
"By 'non-Aristotelian' Korzybski formulated a point of view which encompasses the valuable aspects of Aristotle while going beyond ('non' in the modern, philosophical-scientific sense) the great formulator from Stagira" (VII).
He retired to his paternal property at Stagira about 339.
(384 - 322 bc ) Greek philosopher, born at Stagira. Brought up in a family of moderate wealth and position, Aristotle went at the age of eighteen to Athens to study in Plato'sAcademy, where he remained for twenty years, until the death of his teacher.
If you want to burn off a few calories you're in luck as this area is ideal for walks - and ancient Stagira, Aristotle's birthplace, is great for roaming among the ruins, enjoying the sea views and doing a little philosophising yourself.
The philosopher from Messkirch failed to come together with his predecessor from Stagira, but the frictions of his "destructional" project allowed him to develop and sharpen his own conceptuality.
If you hire a car - at around pounds 90 for three days - you can visit Stagira, the birthplace of philosopher Aristotle or take a trip to Thessaloniki - which is this year's cultural capital of Europe.
(1) By "non-Aristotelian" Korzybski formulated a point of view which encompasses the valuable aspects of Aristotle while going beyond ('non' in the modern, philosophical-scientific sense) the great formulator from Stagira. After all, Aristotle saw 'logic' as only a preparation for scientific knowledge, not as knowledge itself.