Aristotelian (adj.) also Aristotelean, c.1600, of or pertaining to the person or teachings of Greek philosopher Aristotle (384-322 B.C.E.).

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  • aristotelian — ARISTOTELIÁN, Ă, aristotelieni, e, adj. Aristotelic. [pr.: li an] – Aristotel ( + suf. ian (după fr. aristotélicien). Trimis de ana zecheru, 12.03.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  ARISTOTELIÁN, Ă adj., s. m …   Dicționar Român

  • Aristotelian — Ar is*to*te li*an (?; 277), a. Of or pertaining to Aristotle, the famous Greek philosopher (384 322 b. c.). n. A follower of Aristotle; a Peripatetic. See {Peripatetic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aristotelian — matters may be:* Aristotle (384–322 BCE) * List of teachings attributed to Aristotle * Aristotelianism, the philosophical tradition begun by Aristotle …   Wikipedia

  • Aristotelian — [ar΄is tə tēl′yən, ar΄is tətē′lē ən] adj. of or characteristic of Aristotle or his philosophy n. 1. a follower of Aristotle or his philosophy 2. a person who tends to be empirical or practical in his thinking, rather than abstract, speculative,… …   English World dictionary

  • Aristotelian — also Aristotelean adjective Etymology: Latin Aristoteles Aristotle, from Greek Aristotelēs Date: 1607 of or relating to the Greek philosopher Aristotle or his philosophy • Aristotelian noun • Aristotelianism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Aristotelian — adj. Aristotelian is used with these nouns: ↑logic …   Collocations dictionary

  • Aristotelian — /ar euh steuh teel yeuhn, tee lee euhn, euh ris teuh / adj. 1. of, pertaining to, based on, or derived from Aristotle or his theories. n. 2. a follower of Aristotle. Also, Aristotelean. [1600 10; < L Aristoteli(us) < Gk Aristotéleios of ARISTOTLE …   Universalium

  • Aristotelian — 1. noun A disciple of Aristotle; see peripatetic. 2. adjective Of or pertaining to the philosophy taught by Aristotle, or to his followers …   Wiktionary

  • aristotelian — Attributed to or described by Aristotle …   Medical dictionary

  • Aristotelian — Aristotle …   Philosophy dictionary