from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The philosophy of Aristotle, or any later modification of it.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- The philosophy of Aristotle, otherwise called the Peripatetic philosophy.
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- noun (philosophy) the philosophy of Aristotle that deals with logic and metaphysics and ethics and poetics and politics and natural science
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The philosophico-theological ideas of those who employed this method were very diverse, encompassing varying degrees of Neo-platonism and Neo-aristotelianism, and several of them, including St. Thomas, were at times suspected of heresy.
Also I'm in favour of a return to the speculative dogmatic science of medieval post-moorish aristotelianism.
a list (with descriptions) of (in version 3. 1b) 13 internet resources dealing with Renaissance aristotelianism
"speculative dogmatic science of medieval post-moorish aristotelianism"