Definitions for "Aristotelian"
Of or pertaining to Aristotle, the famous Greek philosopher (384-322 b. c.).
A follower of Aristotle; a Peripatetic. See Peripatetic.
refers to the ideas of the Greek philosopher and scientist Aristotle (384–322 B.C.E.). Aristotle placed value on knowledge gained from the five senses—that is, empirical knowledge; Aristotle’s ideas are often contrasted with those of fellow Greek philosopher, Plato, who believed that reason and discussion eventually lead to the discovery of important truths. Contrast PLATONIC.