Definitions

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  • noun A variant of Aristotelian
  • adjective A variant of Aristotelian

Etymologies

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From Latin Aristoteleanus, from Aristoteles + -anus.

Examples

  • He knew what artists are peculiarly equipped to know because they experience it every day in the studio; that is, that no matter how skillfully and knowledgeably they organize what in literary criticism are called the Aristotelean elements of a work-in painting these would be composition, imagery, color, space, drawing, and brushwork-a picture will not necessarily catch fire, come alive.

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  • He knew what artists are peculiarly equipped to know because they experience it every day in the studio; that is, that no matter how skillfully and knowledgeably they organize what in literary criticism are called the Aristotelean elements of a work-in painting these would be composition, imagery, color, space, drawing, and brushwork-a picture will not necessarily catch fire, come alive.

    Fairfield Porter: The Painter as Critic

  • The nucleolus is plausible because people actually come to it, and to the Shapley value, without any knowledge of game theory: TVA asked how to allocate the benefits of its dam and came up with the Shapley value, a generalized version of the Aristotelean proportionality rule that is sensitive to concerns about team play.

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  • Here's a piece I wrote that gives some background on the Aristotelean conception of happiness.

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  • This happens when a critic's nouns and verbs refer to those Aristotelean elements of a work that can be isolated from the whole, while the adjectives try to characterize what has not been accounted for: the energy that animates them.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Instead he takes six paragraphs to build an Aristotelean argument.

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  • Instead he takes six paragraphs to build an Aristotelean argument.

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  • It is too formal to be an Aristotelean virtue ethics, and it is too concerned with moral character to be a Kantian deontology narrowly understood.

    Asthmatic

  • This happens when a critic's nouns and verbs refer to those Aristotelean elements of a work that can be isolated from the whole, while the adjectives try to characterize what has not been accounted for: the energy that animates them.

    Fairfield Porter: The Painter as Critic

  • Aristotelean: Changing of lightbulbs can be divided into: manipulation of the old bulb, and manipulation of the new bulb.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

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