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Aristotelianism - Historical Influence
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Part of Aristotelianism:

1. The Philosophy of Aristotle

2. Historical Influence

In antiquity. In the philosophy of antiquity the differences between Plato and Aristotle made themselves felt in the formation of opposing schools. But the general attitude was so eclectic that it is hard to define exactly the influence of Aristotle. His logic was very generally adopted and developed, particularly by the Stoa, with regard to the logic of propositions. The real successor to Aristotle was the Peripatetic school, which continued to exist down to the 3rd century A.D. Its last great figure w…

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Jörg Splett, “Aristotelianism - Historical Influence”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2016

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