Aristotelianism

Aristotelianism

[ar-uh-stuh-teel-yuh-niz-uhm, -tee-lee-uh-, uh-ris-tuh-]
noun
1.
the philosophy of Aristotle.
2.
emphasis upon deduction and upon investigation of concrete and particular things and situations.

Origin:
1835–45; Aristotelian + -ism

anti-Aristotelianism, noun
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aristotelianism

noun
(philosophy) the philosophy of Aristotle that deals with logic and metaphysics and ethics and poetics and politics and natural science; "Aristotelianism profoundly influenced Western thought" 
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