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Systematic Treatises of Aristotle

What exactly are we referring when we talk of the Systematic Treatises of Aristotle? Does Aristotle's writings impact us today? Explain and name the different genres (e.g. logic, etc.) in your discussion. Can you provide me with a basic outline of the three genres of Aristotle's writings as well as the divisions within the groups to help me see the big picture?

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1. What exactly are we referring when we talk of the Systematic Treatises of Aristotle? Does Aristotle's writings impact us today?

See number 4 below, which describes it in some detail.

b. Does Aristotle's writings impact us today?

Definitely, yes! If you get a chance, read some of Aristotle's original writings to get a feel for his style and the genre of that time period. Aristotle is an intellectual giant. Many refer to him as a "philosophical giant" as he pretty much invented modern logic. Except for its symbolic form, it is essentially the same today.

As portrayed in the outline below, Aristotle's influence infiltrates most of the modern sciences. For example, the History of Psychology speaks of Aristotle, English classes study Aristotle's writings, Classical studies and philosophy. You cannot take an ethics class or study Religion without hearing about Aristotle's early influence. (1)

2. Can you provide me with a basic outline of the three groups of Aristotle's writings as well as the divisions within the groups to help me see the big picture?

The basic outline is as follows:

1. The works of Aristotle fall under three ...

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This solution explains the concept of the Systematic Treatises of Aristotle and whether or not Aristotle's writings impact us today, including the different genres. A basic outline of the three groups of Aristotle's writings are identified including the divisions within the groups to help see the extraordinary big picture.

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