Aristotle's Organon: Definition, Philosophy & Summary


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Organon is _____.

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1. The first part of Organon, Categories, is about _____.

2. With the paradox of the sea-battle, Aristotle illustrates the problem of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What do you know about Organon by the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle? These quiz questions will test your knowledge of key topics like what this work deals with and the section called Categories.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following topics will be addressed on the worksheet/quiz:

  • The paradox of the sea-battle, according to Aristotle
  • Deductive method
  • Aristotle's view on dialectics

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Organon by Aristotle, like what this work is about
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding one of the book's early chapters on Categories
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how the deductive method is applied

Additional Learning

The lesson named Aristotle's Organon: Definition, Philosophy & Summary will teach you more about the following:

  • What a polymath is
  • His discussions on homonyms, synonyms and paronyms
  • Syllogisms and how they work
  • Explanation of the inductive method
  • What Aristotle referred to as 'sophistry'