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Open Aristotle
Aristotle

Aristotle, a Greek philosopher and protégé of Plato, is considered the Father of the Scientific Method, the creator of formal logic, and one of the

Open Arithmetic
Arithmetic

Branch of mathematics concerned with the study of numbers and their properties. The fundamental operations of arithmetic are addition, subtraction,

Open Arnold, Thomas, 1795-1842
Arnold, Thomas, 1795-1842

1795–1842, English educator, b. Isle of Wight, educated at Winchester school and at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He was a fellow of Oriel College,

Art education

Art education, like other educational trends and movements in American public schools, has been inexorably influenced by the intersection of

Open Art history
Art history

the study of works of art and architecture. In the mid-19th cent., art history was raised to the status of an academic discipline by the Swiss Jacob

Open Astronomy
Astronomy

branch of science that studies the motions and natures of celestial bodies, such as planets , stars , and galaxies ; more generally, the study of

Open Avicenna, 980-1037
Avicenna, 980-1037

Avicenna is the Latinized name of Abū- Al al-Husayn ibn- Abdallāh Ibn-Sīnā (b. before 980-d. 1037), the greatest and most influential philosopher in

Bain, Alexander, 1818-1903

1818–1903, Scottish philosopher and psychologist. He was educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen, where he later taught for three years. He taught one

Bakhtin, M. M. (Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich), 1895-1975

Mikhail Mikhailovitch Bakhtin (1895-1975), the Russian literary critic, semiotician, and philosopher, is widely recognized as one of the central

Open Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

1800–1891, American historian and public official, b. Worcester, Mass. He taught briefly at Harvard and then at the Round Hill School in Northampton,