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Aristotelian

1. of or relating to Aristotle (384--322 bc), the Greek philosopher or his philosophy
2. (of a philosophical position) derived from that of Aristotle, or incorporating such of his major doctrines as the distinctions between matter and form, and substance and accident, or the primacy of individuals over universals
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Thus, it is no coincidence that Aristotelean stasis theory is featured most prominently in the Topics (Theodorakaku, 2005).
She plays the Aristotelean long game toward the restoration of unity, of fertility--Maria's and Spain's.
Putnam criticizes scientism and reducing philosophy to science, reviews the indispensability argument and liars paradox, interrogates the fact/value dichotomy, tries to save Wittgenstein from anti-realist readings, argues for the untenability of skepticism, compares the Aristotelean mind to the contemporary mind.
The "Talmud" of the title refers to a method of argumentation and thinking which is no less strict, philosophical, or rational than the rationality of Aristotelean thought as mediated by Maimonides (p.
And what a nifty antidote to Aristotelean packaging: that an end is not official terminus, but a trigger for continued beginning.
A work of seminal scholarship, "Well Begun Is Only Half Done" is a seminal, 226-page compendium that is a unique contribution to Aristotelean Studies and a core addition to academic library collections and supplementary philosophy and political science studies reading lists.
This is not a novel idea as such, but Puchner forcefully advances this claim, turning it into the intellectual and scholarly motor igniting a Platonic, alternative historiography of Western theater, a "dramatic Platonism" even overshadowing the much more canonized Aristotelean one.
Examles of the doscourse about theater include such as Verdadeiro metodo de estudar by Luis Antonio de Verney, who condemns the lack of verisimilitude and the irrationalism pertaining to the Spanish influence or in Arte poetica ou regras da verdadeira poesia by Francisco Jose Freire who resisted the return to Aristotelean orthodoxy, or in Oracoes e Dissertacoes by Correia Garcao, who referred to Greek and Roman theatre as the only source of tradition and good taste (see Bello 13154).
General semantics is explained in contrast to Aristotelean thought because Korzybski saw Aristotelean thinking as a perceptual trap that removes people from "any connection with reality, and therefore sanity" (p.
In discussing the justice, for example, he appealed to Aristotelean standards as applicable only to the balance of forces within the individual.
Although Nussbaum does not discuss the concept of grace per se, the Aristotelean conception of learning she believes that novelists possess is consistent with Christianity because they start in the same place.
Changes in Aristotle's views can be historically traced to the seventeenth century when Rene Descartes (1596-1650) presented a major challenge to Aristotelean teleology.