ARISTOTLE (384-322 BC) studied at the Academy of Plato for 20
years and then established his own school and research institute
'The Lyceum'. His writings, which were of extraordinary range,
profoundly affected the whole course of ancient and medieval
philosophy and are still eagerly studied and debated by
HUGH LAWSON-TANCRED was born in 1955, and went to Balliol College, Oxford. He is now a departmental Fellow of Philosophy at Birkbeck College, London.