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
And there is so much misapprehension and obscurity in the Aristotelian writings as thus translated, that no one understands them.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
There are always, of course, Neo-Aristotelians, Neo-Kantians, Neo-Cartesians, and Neo-Pythagoricians.
"Underground Man" by Gabriel Tarde
The term in Aristotelian logic is opposed to dialectic, as scientific proof to probable reasoning.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
The whole movement is little else than a chapter in the history of Aristotelianism.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
His philosophy was Aristotelianism mingled with neo-Platonism, and his influence is most marked in Dante and the Mystics.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
This deep metaphysical divergence was the prime cause of the transition from Platonism to Aristotelianism.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various
The following year he returned to Paris, where he again attacked the Aristotelians.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Aristotelian theory of difference between intellectual capacity of men and women, 110.
"Woman in Science" by John Augustine Zahm
The ultimate views of these two Socratic schools we shall have to notice presently when we come to the post-Aristotelian schools.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7" by Various
The Aristotelian dualism here again appears.
"A History of Philosophy in Epitome" by Albert Schwegler
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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
This is obtained by using three Aristotelian diagrams, as the first premise, the second premise, and the conclusion o f the syllogism.
A diagrammatic calculus of n-term syllogisms
It is clear that a syllogistic inference applies to each of the diagrams listed in the statement yielding an Aristotelian diagram involving the terms A1 and An only.
A diagrammatic calculus of n-term syllogisms
We let the length of a term be the number of Aristotelian diagrams by which it is formed, to which we will also refer to as premisses.
A diagrammatic calculus of n-term syllogisms
The figures and moods of the n-term aristotelian syllogism.
A diagrammatic calculus of n-term syllogisms
On the basis of philosophical arguments, al-Ghazali was able to avoid an in finite, temporal regress of past events, which w as one of the main drawbacks in Aristotelian Cosmological Arguments.
New remarks on the Cosmological Argument
Lowe, E. J. (1996). Why is there anything at all? Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 70: 111–20. Rundle, B. (2006).
Why there is something rather than nothing: The finite, infinite and eternal
Note that the responses include as distractors not only “D,” the common Aristotelian misconception that “motion requires a net force,” but also other less common student misconceptions “A ” and “E” that might not be known to traditional teachers.
Lessons From the Physics-Education Reform Effort
To illustrate, consider the plight of an intelligent cosmologist back in the geocentric Aristotelian era.
CIW Cosmology Symposium: Conference Summary -- Observations
Lowe. A simulation study of the dynamics of a driven filament in an Aristotelian fluid. J.
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
Studies on Facial Expressions and Physiognomy date back to the early Aristotelian era (4th century BC).
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art
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