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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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This short book addresses the question of scientific explanation in the Aristotelian context.
There follows a series of essays that take aim at those interpretative strategies that bring Aristotelian biology in line with contemporary biology, by taking material interactions and movement to be sufficient for necessitating the actualization of biological form (even if, for pragmatic or psychological reasons, explanatory accounts must refer to natural potentials and forms).
The Dane's third or religious phase, which like the goal of Beckett's questing resists formulation, leaves anything like an Aristotelian system--indeed modernism itself--far behind.
Aristotelian theories are externalist in the intended sense: they ground well-being in facts about the species.
Thus, although Bonaventure was more Augustinian in doctrine and Thomas more Aristotelian, their competing accounts could be judged by a shared standard: the canons of Aristotelian logic and Catholic tradition.
According to the first interpretation, al-Kindi comes across as a Muslim who represents the Aristotelian tradition of neo-Platonism--that is, a philosopher of a doubly-late antiquity.
Male love poets were deeply invested in casting themselves as passive victims of desire and thus generally favored the Aristotelian model of vision as intromission.
9) In law, one commonly accepted definition is that posited according to the way Aristotle (10) is explained by various scholars, (11) under which equality is giving equal treatment to equals and unequal treatment to those situated differently, according to the degree of difference (hereinafter "Aristotelian equality" or "the Aristotelian definition").
Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece; ([dagger]) Torlak Institute of Immunology and Virology, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; and ([double dagger]) Institute for Tropical and Infectious Diseases, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
As an Aristotelian, I agree with Stan on the need to rehabilitate "thick" conceptions of the virtues of character, as an alternative to the more "thin" notions of obligation that have rendered contemporary versions of Kantianism and Utilitarianism so pale and unconvincing.
After effectively tracing a turn toward Aristotelian conceptions of dreaming in the later Middle Ages, St John unfortunately relies, in his main argument, on an oversimplified and largely dehistoricized version of `Aristotelian psychology', seeing the force of Aristotelian thought played out largely in the distinction between agent and receptive intellect.
More specifically, he argues, the study of the presidency would be enhanced by the application of Aristotle's "theory of prudence" since it is prudence in its Aristotelian form that operates within the sphere of action in which normative questions meet up with material or empirical reality.