A minimalist Aristotelianism
(20) such as that of Armstrong, which admits only instantiated, contingent properties, will have difficulty answering that question.
Sleep is prominent in his treatment of Shakespeare and his reading of history plays and romance episodes is intriguing, but his equation of "denigrated vitality" (81) with Giorgio Agamben's notion of "bare life" seems to lose the thread of Aristotelianism
while awkwardly applying a philosophical perspective that many now leap to in early modern studies and yet that cries out for a more rigorous conversation with early modern ideas of vegetative life.
She does so by presenting his arguments, but more importantly, by examining the status of the doctrine within contemporary Scholastic Aristotelianism
, which influenced Descartes through his early education at the Jesuit College, La Fleche.
They differ on the identity of Aristotelianism
, and by implication what it means to reject it.
In assessing an agent's virtue we must appeal to such counterfactuals, rather than just the situations the agent happens to encounter, because Aristotelianism
is ultimately concerned with the nature of a person's commitment to a virtue.
The Neo-Platonists accepted them as uncontaminated Platonism, while others distinguished between the exoteric and esoteric side of Aristotelianism
But the joint effect of the secular rejection of both Protestant and Catholic theology and the scientific and philosophical rejection of Aristotelianism
was to eliminate any notion of man-as-he-could-be-if-he-realized-his-telos [.
Because of this, his name has been used for two-valued doctrines of Aristotelianism
, and, conversely, the many-valued realities of modern science are given the name non-Aristotelianism
exhausted itself and faced competition from other philosophies in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, however, a curious thing happened.
They differ in this respect from Platonism and Aristotelianism
, which cultivate open-ended inquiry into phenomena guided by a love for the goodness, beauty, and truth of the beings that present themselves to us on their own terms.
Chapters explore the theoretical bases behind what Aristotle said about ethical, political and productive activity; Aristotle's practical philosophy as well as his theoretical philosophy; and applications of his ideas in settings ranging from medieval Christian times to Germany to revolutionary Aristotelianism
in modern history including MacIntyre's Marxism.
Namely, they called into question the Aristotelianism
that undergirded various syntheses between Athens and Jerusalem.
Thomas's synthesis of Aristotelianism
, neo-Platonism, and revelation was ongoing from the more Aristotelian categories of the In sententias to the more neo-Platonic emphasis of later works.
In my view, the absence of an evolutionary dimension fatally flaws Aristotelianism
There is a marked difference between parts I and II of the book; not the least because Wisnovsky locates the problematic of part I in the Graeco-Arabic world of Neoplatonizing Aristotelianism
, whereas he locates the problematic of part II, at least significantly so, in issues inherent in Islamic speculative theology.