Definition of Aristotelean
1. Noun. A follower of Aristotle or an adherent of Aristotelianism.
Generic synonyms: Adherent, Disciple
Derivative terms: Aristotelianism, Aristotelian, Aristotelianism, Peripatetic, Peripatetic, Peripateticism
2. Adjective. Of or relating to Aristotle or his philosophy. "Aristotelean logic"
Partainyms: Aristotle, Aristotle, Aristotle, Aristotle
Derivative terms: Aristotle, Aristotelian, Aristotle, Peripatetic
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Literary usage of Aristotelean
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Comparative Legal Philosophy Applied to Legal Institutions by Luigi Miraglia (1912)
"REALISM developed the side of the Aristotelean system in which the ... The amalgam dissolved, the Aristotelean elements finally concentrated in the ..."
2. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander, K. F. Th Schneider (1853)
"It is worthy of notice, that they devoted particular attention to the Aristotelean philosophy. We perceive here the different kinds of influence exerted by ..."
3. Antiquity Unveiled: Ancient Voices from the the Spirit Realms Disclose the by Jonathan M.] [Roberts (1894)
"... because he is spoken of as a Peripatetic or Aristotelean philosopher, while the preceptor of Seneca was a great admirer of Pythagoras and his philosophy ..."
4. On the Realisation of the Possible, and the Spirit of Aristotle by Francis William Bain (1899)
"... that will ever doubt who origin- * In a note on Theatetus, 156 A, Zeller says 'the preterite (^x) ' is used here as in the Aristotelean expression ri fy ..."
5. Shakespeare, from an American Point of View: Including an Inquiry as to His by Taverner, J. W., George Wilkes (1882)
"... the presumption that Bacon copied from memory the Aristotelean expression, with its error, from Shakespeare, instead of Shakespeare from Bacon, ..."