Aristotelian


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Ar·is·to·te·li·an

also Ar·is·to·te·le·an  (ăr′ĭ-stə-tē′lē-ən, -tēl′yən, ə-rĭs′tə-)
adj.
Of or relating to Aristotle or to his philosophy.
n.
1. A follower of Aristotle or his teachings.
2. A person whose thinking and methods tend to be empirical, scientific, or commonsensical.

Ar′is·to·te′li·an·ism n.

Aristotelian

(ˌærɪstəˈtiːlɪən)
adj
1. (Philosophy) of or relating to Aristotle or his philosophy
2. (Philosophy) (of a philosophical position) derived from that of Aristotle, or incorporating such of his major doctrines as the distinctions between matter and form, and substance and accident, or the primacy of individuals over universals
n
(Philosophy) a follower of Aristotle

Ar•is•to•te•lian

or Ar•is•to•te•lean

(ˌær ə stəˈtil yən, -ˈti li ən, əˌrɪs tə-)

adj.
1. of or based on Aristotle or his theories.
n.
2. a follower of Aristotle.
[1600–10]
Ar`is•to•te′lian•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aristotelian - a follower of Aristotle or an adherent of AristotelianismAristotelian - a follower of Aristotle or an adherent of Aristotelianism
adherent, disciple - someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
Adj.1.Aristotelian - of or relating to Aristotle or his philosophy; "Aristotelean logic"
Translations

Aristotelian

[ˌærɪstəˈtiːlɪən] ADJaristotélico

Aristotelian

Aristotelian

[ˌærɪstəˈtiːlɪən] adjaristotelico/a
References in classic literature ?
In morals he was a profest Platonist, and in religion he inclined to be an Aristotelian.
The extent to which Aristotle or the Aristotelian school were indebted to him in the Politics has been little recognized, and the recognition is the more necessary because it is not made by Aristotle himself.
His teaching, as is well known, places the Aristotelian man of spirit, above all others in the natural divisions of man.
He had read somewhere that every man was born a Platonist, an Aristotelian, a Stoic, or an Epicurean; and the history of George Henry Lewes (besides telling you that philosophy was all moonshine) was there to show that the thought of each philospher was inseparably connected with the man he was.
It is due also to the misunderstanding of him by the Aristotelian school; and the erroneous notion has been further narrowed and has become fixed by the realism of the schoolmen.
As he proceeds he makes for himself new modes of expression more akin to the Aristotelian logic.
in "Life and Finite Individuality," edited for the Aristotelian Society, with an Introduction.
The former was indeed not a Platonist, nor strictly speaking an Aristotelian - nor did he, like the modern Leibnitz, waste those precious hours which might be employed in the invention of a fricasée or, facili gradu, the analysis of a sensation, in frivolous attempts at reconciling the obstinate oils and waters of ethical discussion.
I would say that Nederman's work in this respect has been subsumed into what has become a standard interpretation of the thought-world of medieval political ideas, whereby medieval writers are increasingly understood as employing Aristotelian, juristic, and Ciceronian languages.
Giraldi was influenced by the revival of Aristotelian literary principles after the publication in Latin of the original text of Aristotle's Poetics in 1536.
In Liberty and Nature: An Aristotelian Defense of Liberal Order, the authors attempt to ground a defense of (classical) liberal values in the tradition of inquiry initiated by Aristotle.
Guido Pizzella of the University of Rome, who is not involved in the neutrino experiments, said he sensed in his colleagues "an Aristotelian attitude not to consider experimental evidence one does not like.