Specialist Subjects of History's Masterminds
Dwyer, Danielle, The Independent (London, England)
ARISTOTLE, main image, 384-322 BC
"All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire"
A one-time student at Plato's Academy but by no means a follower of his thinking. Aristotle turned Plato's Theory of Forms inside out and offered a new form of reason based on observation, comparison and moderation. Aristotle argued that men and women have different types of reason. Aman's reason fits him for government whereas a woman's reason fits her for domesticity.
THOMAS HOBBES 1588-1679
"A man's conscience and his judgement is the same thing' and as the judgement, so also the conscience, …
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