The Year of Aristotle: 2400 Years from his Birth

There is perhaps no greater philosopher, scientist, ethicist or theologian born so far, apart from Aristotle (Αριστοτέλης). This year marks 2400 years since his birth, and numerous international scientific conferences and symposia are being organised for the occasion, to honour who many regard as the greatest intellect in Western history that ever walked on our planet. Aristotle was born in 384 BC, in Stageira (Στάγειρα) of Chalkidiki (Χαλκιδική), a peninsula in northern Macedonia, and died in Chalkida (Χαλκίδα), a town in Euboia (Εύβοια), opposite Attica, in 322 BC.   His father was a doctor of the Macedonian King, whilst his [...]