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.
1919, also the symposium, "Are Physical, Biological and Psychological Categories Irreducible?" 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.
In order to understand the context in which the two Byzantine commentaries on Aristotle's Rhetoric were written, and their interpretation of the main issues raised in the Aristotelian treatise, says Vogiatzi, it is necessary to examine two sorts of sources.
The Aristotelian Psychology of Tragic Mimesis, JOSE M.
Rather than merely illustrating already-existing philosophical concepts, visual images generated new knowledge for both Aristotelian thinkers and anti-Aristotelians, such as Descartes and Hobbes.
The "A"-type statements (Standard English) all implicitly or explicitly assume the medieval view that has been called "Aristotelian essentialism" or "naive realism." In other words, they assume a world made up of block-like entities with indwelling "essences" or spooks--"ghosts in the machine." The "B"-type statements (E-Prime) recast these sentences into a form isomorphic to modern science by first abolishing the "is" of Aristotelian essence and then reformulating each observation in terms of signals received and interpreted by a body (or instrument) moving in space-time.