Aristotelian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Aristotelian of or relating to Aristotle or his philosophy "Aristotelean logic"
    • n Aristotelian a follower of Aristotle or an adherent of Aristotelianism
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Aristotelian Of or pertaining to Aristotle, the famous Greek philosopher (384-322 b. c.).
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Aristotelian Pertaining to Aristotle (born at Stagira in Macedonia, 384 b. c., died 322 b. c.), the father of logic and the most influential of all philosophers, or to his works, school, or philosophy. See peripatetic.
    • Aristotelian Formal logic, based on the four propositional forms: All S is P; No S is P; Some S is P; Some S is not P.
    • n Aristotelian A follower of Aristotle. See peripatetic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Aristotelian ar-is-to-tē′li-an relating to Aristotle or to his philosophy.
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Usage

In literature:

The Aristotelian logic was widely known among the monophysites.
"Monophysitism Past and Present" by A. A. Luce
Classification (as resulting from the use of general language) is the subject of the Aristotelians' Five Predicables, viz.
"Analysis of Mr. Mill's System of Logic" by William Stebbing
These considerations led several of the earlier critics to deny the Aristotelian authorship, e.g.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 2" by Various
Aristotelian features may be found but are quite subordinate.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
How did the Aristotelian Logic originate?
"Logic, Inductive and Deductive" by William Minto
Aristotelian scholar and Principal of Edinburgh University.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
As a philosopher and an Aristotelian Digby shows little originality and followed the methods of the schoolmen.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
This Aristotelian law, like the other, distinguishes the dramatic action from its subject.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
In fact we find in the records of Oriental and early Greek thought something corresponding to the Aristotelian classification.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
Lastly, the period of post-Aristotelian philosophy constitutes the decline and fall of the national thought.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
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In news:

A professor of philosophy at St John's University recently launched the first phase of a comprehensive Web-based database on Aristotelian scholarship that includes 43,000 articles, book reviews, books and PhD dissertations.
Simple, direct and memorable, this Aristotelian "triptych" is a handy method to employ whenever you need to make a presentation, long or short, that you want people to remember.
"Greek medicine" was long viewed with suspicion, and it took three centuries for Aristotelian logic to be accepted, over the strenuous objections of pious clerics.
You still have to satisfy all those pesky Aristotelian needs, but you don't have story and character to help you out.
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In science:

It is not true that the quantum properties violate Aristotelian law of non-contradiction.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
These quantum properties violating the normal Aristotelian logic of the “excluded third” are completely ob jective and experimentally verified at the atomic level.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
Force could instead be coupled to velocity, i.e. the first derivative of position (an “Aristotelian mechanics”), or to a higher derivative than the second: such alternative schemes change physical behaviour enormously, but are logically coherent.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
Two or more Aristotelian diagrams, and their duals, can be concatenated and reduced, if possible.
A diagrammatic calculus of n-term syllogisms
By means of syllogistic inferences, Aristotelian diagrams can be used to verify the validity of syllogisms.
A diagrammatic calculus of n-term syllogisms
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