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Saturday, 17 November 2012



Ironically Aristotle was partly responsible for the kind of left-brained patterns of thinking that came to characterize and dominate Western philosophy and specifically Western science. Even much of its religion. For instance Aquinas was very influenced by Aristotle's philosophy.

To Aristotle every interaction in Nature or in the mind of Man could be logically known and explained via precisely defined rules of cause and effect and linear logic. In his approach there is no possibility for paradox, inexplicable mystery, or ecstasy.

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