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also Ar·is·to·te·le·an  (ăr′ĭ-stə-tē′lē-ən, -tēl′yən, ə-rĭs′tə-)
Of or relating to Aristotle or to his philosophy.
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.
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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
(Philosophy) a follower of Aristotle
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or Ar•is•to•te•lean

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

1. of or based on Aristotle or his theories.
2. a follower of Aristotle.
Ar`is•to•te′lian•ism, n.
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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"
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[ˌærɪstəˈtiːlɪən] ADJaristotélico
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[ˌærɪstəˈtiːlɪən] adjaristotelico/a
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More than just etymologically, the very assemblage of presumably Aristotelianly sociable humans in the urban context of a city, European or otherwise, requires and creates a civility; "that refinement whatever it may be." Perhaps our enterprising ex-Jesuit is here as much the father of urban studies as he is the first demographer and oceanographer.