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  • n. Someone from Stagira.
  • n. Aristotle.


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From Latin Stagirites, from Greek Σταγιριτης ‘native of Stagira’, from Σταγειρος ‘Stagira’.


  • Aristoteles, sometimes called the Stagirite, because he was born in

    The Story of Rome from the Earliest Times to the End of the Republic

  • Athenian philosopher, 56. called the Stagirite, 65. pedagogy of, outlined, 66, 67. pupil of Plato, 65. teacher of Alexander the Great, 65.

    History of Education

  • They pretended that the Stagirite was a convert to Judaism and had borrowed his science from the writings of Solomon.

    The History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic — Volume 1

  • Nature has not written her secrets in desert places, but in the souls of great men: the "Stagirite," [11] and the sages who form a glory round him.

    A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)

  • Following the lead of the latter, Bonaventure rejects, albeit with some hesitation, the benign reading of the Stagirite; in all likelihood,


  • Only, the Stagirite had brought a sharper scalpel to dissect the subject than the obtuse, peremptory conviction of my travelling companion - something which in his Americanism he would no doubt have called 'gut feeling'.

    In Quest of Happiness

  • Aristotle was born in Stagira in northern Greece, and that's why he's sometimes referred to as the Stagyrite also, Stagirite.

    A man with a bunch of names

  • Aristotle the son of Nichomachus, the Stagirite, constitutes three principles; Entelecheia (which is the same with form), matter, and privation.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Nevertheless, Aristotle's authority still stands so high that only when Buridan agrees with the Stagirite does he vigorously defend a philosophical position in sharp opposition to faith.


  • In the fourteenth century, however, the masters of arts were once again allowed to take up the doctrine of the Stagirite and his commentators.



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  • As in "Aristotle the Stagirite".

    May 13, 2010