The major thought of Western philosophythese days is Aristotle's materialism. . I mean there is a style of wrestling called greco-roman to this day, I doubt it was a bunch of fatasses. Though Nietzsche's attack on rationality itself is hard to justify,he clearly showed that almost every single western philosopher,participating in the metaphysical project of the 'two worlds', isinspired by Plato, including: Aristotle, Cicero, the Stoicists,Anselmus, Hobbes, Schopenhauer, Heidegger, Gadamar, and others. Thus, the world we live in is but amere shadow of that 'world'.
The name Plato was a nickname, the word translates into broad. He despised the project of rationality itself, consideringit as a decadence, metaphysical rationality a forteriori:traditionally, metaphysics indicates that the fundament of ourworld is to be found 'above' it, 'outside' of it, in a 'differentworld', of the mind Geist. So go through and find the an … swers. Mind is over matter idealism. This name was given to him by his wrestling coach. It was Plato who started this, and itwas Plato who caused philosophy to examine the world wrong: forNietzsche, reality is will for power.
So make of that what you will. He comesto the conclusion that what we see with our eyes is not 'real';every single thing i … s a shadow, a reflection of an 'Idea', which isto be found in the 'World of Ideas', and is to be reached byrational thinking solely. Plato and Aristotle were two Greek philosophers. Nietzsche, in formulating his critique on Hegel, directly attackedthe Western belief in rationality, on which Western society isbased. Also in The Republic he makes a big deal about how men should be physically fit, but you know, Greeks. Aristotle, studentof Plato believed in reality of experience aproste … ria. You know how you have to do the tutorial before you take your mastery test, well make sure you finish that with right answers and keep that page up, the bring up the mastery test up with a different page.
He suggested that reality could be known viaexperience and that reality can be found via science and naturalprocesses materialism. Some people take this to mean he was fat, some people take to to mean he had a wide frame. A simple question at first sight, though a very fundamentalphilosphical question once examined. It's just funnier and more interesting to say he was fat, but since he took wrestling seriousl … y enough to have a coach, I'm having a hard time imagining he could really be that fat. . . .
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