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  • n. Plural form of Peripatetic.


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  • Aristotle and his school of old, called Peripatetics, recommended the moderation of the passions, not their extirpation.

    Moral Philosophy

  • They were called the "Peripatetics," meaning walkers in Greek, for their habit of meandering around the classroom while their teacher spouted his lectures.

    Moving Parts

  • It is thus not clear whether we are dealing with one person or two people named Hippo and it is doubtful that the Hippo discussed by the Peripatetics was a Pythagorean (Zhmud regards Hippo as well as Menestor and Theodorus as Pythagoreans ” 1997,


  • Fortunately, sooner or later, entropy lays waste to the Peripatetics and the world is free from their oppressive fretting. btw, thanks for the Thomas Paine.

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  • For example, in the essay I suggest that filtered connections would help me implement a concept I am working on called Peripatetics.

    Facebook Generation, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • His discussions show not only Alexander's thorough familiarity with Aristotle's ethics, but also reflect the debates of the Peripatetics with the Epicureans and Stoics in Hellenistic times, as shown especially by Alexander's terminology.

    Alexander of Aphrodisias

  • Simplicius goes on to say that Ammonius devoted an entire book to arguing that, contrary to these Peripatetics, God was both final and efficient cause of both the movement and existence of the whole world, sublunar and supralunar.

    The Garbage House

  • The full presence of mysticism is more evident in the works of the master of the Peripatetics, Avicenna.

    Mysticism in Arabic and Islamic Philosophy

  • Among philosophers and theologians, Scotists quarrel with Thomists, nominalists with realists, Platonists with Peripatetics.

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • According to the Peripatetics, the happy life is one in which one exercises one's moral and theoretical virtues.



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