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Aristotelianism
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1. Philosophy of Aristotle

1.1. Works

Aristotle (384–322 b.c.) edited personally only the so-called exoteric (or popular) works—the dialogues of the academic period (Eudemus etc.) and the Protrepticus, which give evidence of an unequivocal Platonic period—and also the dialogue On Philosophy, which on account of its criticism of the doctrine of ideas has been assigned to the years in Assus as a “programmatic work” (W. Jaeger). These writings may be only parti…

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Knittermeyer, Hinrich and Vanderjagt, A. J., “Aristotelianism”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 27 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_A583>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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