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
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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.
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.
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.
In morals he was a profest Platonist, and in religion he inclined to be an Aristotelian.
His teaching, as is well known, places the Aristotelian man of spirit, above all others in the natural divisions of man.
in "Life and Finite Individuality," edited for the Aristotelian Society, with an Introduction.
Dougherty's project would be quite useful if the discussion addressed the really difficult problems posed by science for any Aristotelian philosophy.
He became convinced that a new orientation must be found and implemented because the politically dominant Western European peoples had, in his view, exhausted their capacity to learn through experience; their Aristotelian (2)metalinguistic patterns, like Euclidean or Newtonian physics, were operative only within narrow limits, and human experience had strayed into areas beyond the functional capacities of those pattems.
First, Aristotelian praise (epainos) and blame (psogos) are not Strawsonian reactive attitudes, like admiration, condemnation, and disdain (24).