Aristotelianism
Aristotelianism Ar`is*to*te"li*an*ism The philosophy of Aristotle, otherwise called the Peripatetic philosophy. [1913 Webster]

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  • Aristotelianism —    Aristotle of Stagira (384 322 bce) exercised a profound influence on many Christian philosophers, especially Thomas Aquinas and his tutor, Albert the Great. Aristotle s influence was relatively late, however, in penetrating the Christian world,… …   Christian Philosophy

  • Aristotelianism — noun (philosophy) the philosophy of Aristotle that deals with logic and metaphysics and ethics and poetics and politics and natural science Aristotelianism profoundly influenced Western thought • Syn: ↑peripateticism • Derivationally related… …   Useful english dictionary

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