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Aristotelianism

[ar-uh-stuh-teel-yuh-niz-uh m, -tee-lee-uh-, uh-ris-tuh-] /ˌær ə stəˈtil yəˌnɪz əm, -ˈti li ə-, əˌrɪs tə-/
noun
1.
the philosophy of Aristotle.
2.
emphasis upon deduction and upon investigation of concrete and particular things and situations.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; Aristotelian + -ism
Related forms
anti-Aristotelianism, noun
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