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Aristotelianism

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  • proper n. The philosophical system of Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) and his followers.

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  • On the relation of Abu Ma'shar to medieval medicine, see Richard Lemay, Abu Ma'shar and Latin Aristotelianism in the Twelfth Century: The Recovery of Aristotle's Natural Philosophy through Arabic Astrology (Beirut, 1962), 50 — 51.

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • In Rawls 'view, when deliberating about these matters, appealing solely to secular comprehensive accounts of the good such as Aristotelianism or utilitarianism is no more legitimate than appealing solely to religious reasons.

    Religion and Political Theory

  • Boyle, along with his fellow mechanical philosophers, argued for his position on the grounds that it was clear and intelligible compared to rival systems such as Aristotelianism and those developed in chemical and related contexts by the likes of Paracelsus.

    Atomism from the 17th to the 20th Century

  • Not much has survived regarding "Categories," which scholars know was the subject of intense philosophical debate in the first-century B.C. The commentary found in the palimpsest has offered a wealth of details about that debate, and as a result "it enriches our understanding of an ancient and medieval interpretative tradition regarding the treatise that was considered to be the proper entry route into Aristotelianism," says David Sedley, a classics professor also at Cambridge.

    Reading Beneath the Lines

  • "It is therefore an important addition to our understanding of Aristotelianism."

    Reading Beneath the Lines

  • The whole observational methedology of modern science was born in the Franciscan reaction to Dominican and Arabian Aristotelianism.

    MIND MELD: Is Science Fiction Antithetical to Religion?

  • And of course in practice praxis Platonism and Aristotelianism have a much wider array of results than those enjoyed by Marxism.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Paul Hollander on the Fall of Communism

  • And what standards of evaluation are appropriate for comparing the strengths and weaknesses of different ethical theories Kantianism, Aristotelianism, utilitarianism, ...

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • But even though his criticisms are mainly addressed to Aristotle, Boethius, and Porphyry, his more general opinion of Aristotelianism was, of course, formed by what he saw in his own time.

    Lorenzo Valla

  • After the revival of Aristotelianism in the Middle Ages, commentators such as Thomas Aquinas treated Alexander's work (in Latin translation) as a very important source of information about the true Aristotelian doctrine.

    Alexander of Aphrodisias

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