In the play "Troilus and Cressida," we find the following words:
"Not much unlike young men, whom Aristotle thought unfit to hear
Moral philosophy."
Act 2, Scene 2

In The Advancement of Learning Bacon quotes Aristotle as saying, "Young men are no fit auditor of moral philosophy."

Is it a coicidence that "Shakespeare" and Bacon both make the same mistake when quoting from Aristotle?


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