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  • noun Plural form of Aristotelian.


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  • Hence they called His followers 'Christians,' just as they would have called Herod's followers 'Herodians,' in the political world, or Aristotle's followers 'Aristotelians' in the philosophical world.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture: the Acts

  • Gordon Brown and Nick Clegg are Aristotelians — unless there are more votes to be gained from Marxism.

    Fairness is Child's Play in British Campaign

  • And when after several centuries had passed by and the parousia hadn't happened, they began to import wholesale the wonderful heritage of ethics that had been discussed by the Stoics and the Epicurians and the Aristotelians for centuries before their time.

    Is religion a force for good... or would we be happier without God?

  • This philosophy has recognized the compatibility of the metaphysics of contingency, by which Muslim theologians have tried to rationalize the Islamic idea of creation, and the metaphysics of necessity, in which Aristotelians have defended the idea that the goal of philosophy and science is as to understanding why and how things must be as they are.

    My whole problem with Philosophy--syntax!

  • She showed it to be a non-starter for Aristotelians, along with the analytic-synthetic dichotomy, necessary/contingent confusion, etc.

    Inspiration from Ayn Rand, David Henderson | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Dogs, it seems, are Aristotelians, but with their own doggy teleology.

    quote out of context | clusterflock

  • In our day to day lives, whatever our philosophy, most of us function like Aristotelians.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • Malebranche proposed that the erroneous belief in the Aristotelians as well as in Augustine that sensible qualities exist in bodies has its source in a misuse of “natural judgments” that help in the conservation of the human body.

    Nicolas Malebranche

  • In astronomy, Aristotelians felt that Earth was the center of the universe, and that all heavenly bodies circle Earth.


  • She brought this rigorous intellectual training with the “Chicago Aristotelians” to dance scholarship.

    Selma Jeanne Cohen.


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