publication date: Sunday, February 8, 2009 (part of Round XXXVIII)
clue: From Plato to Alexander, few have deduced the physical and metaphysical elements of life as well.
explanation: Aristotle, student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great, was an ancient philosopher known for his teachings on logic, physics, metaphysics, the elements, and biology. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Sarah Kyle, Mihai Rusu, Vicki Moore, and Peter Wilhelm