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Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The doctrines or philosophical system of the peripatetics.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The doctrines or philosophical system of the peripatetics. See peripatetic, n., 2.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The philosophical doctrines of Aristotle and his followers. the philosophy of the Peripatetics. See Aristotelianism.
  • n. [lowercase] The practice of walking to and fro; pedestrianism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (philosophy) the philosophy of Aristotle that deals with logic and metaphysics and ethics and poetics and politics and natural science

Etymologies

peripatetic +‎ -ism. Compare French péripatétisme. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Hence peripateticism, the philosophy of Aristotle, as he was said to have taught in the walks of the Lyceum at Athens.

    May 2008

  • While I've passed many a merry hour in fair Iraq, my peripateticism there has been limited to its terrestrial surfaces.

    Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates

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