problem already belongs to a closed system, a topos, which determines its nature: It is not subjected to judgment because it has already been judged, having eliminated unwanted difference from the outset.
He thus innovated upon the Aristotelean
notion that only the 'physical' universe is made of matter and form, pittting the Greek philosopher's hylomorphism against his 'universal hylomorphism.
MARKOVITS, supra note 1, at 109 (describing the "venerable Aristotelean
tradition" in ethics and citing Williams in support of this tradition).
Like Nietzsche--and the affinities do not end there--Artaud wants to have done with the imitative concept of art, with the Aristotelean
aesthetics in which the metaphysics of Western art comes into its own" (234).
For a discussion of Platonic and Aristotelean
theories of memory available in the Renaissance, see Stephen Greenblatt, Hamletin Purgatory (Princeton: Princeton Univ.
While more rigorous than holism, systems thinking is a term less rigorous in usage and intent than systems science since 'thinking' often is limited to an Aristotelean
, logical approach toward knowledge which does not utilize the empirically-based falsifiability procedures or, at the very least, the formal constraints of mathematics typical of systems-science-based approaches.
But in the context of this discussion, genuine moral intelligence is Aristotelean
decency, vision, purpose, and uncommon sense finally freed from futile attempts to improve upon Aristotle's thinking.
The first virtue, the Aristotelean
magnanimitas, is illustrated by the story of Prince Casimir playing a game of dice with a certain Jan (IV, 5, 15-20).
Newstok understands Burke rightly as Aristotelean
at his critical core, as an analyst of a given text "seeking a deeper structural rationale for its development" (xviii).
Through the writings of David Cohen, whom she cites, Leach is aware of the currency of Aristotelean
formal telos at the heart of counterpoint theory of the late thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
Collectively these articles attempt to delineate an interdisciplinary paradigm that is consistent with the sensibilities of Aristotelean
virtue ethics (MacIntyre, 1984), contemporary moral motive theory (Emmons & McCullough, 2004), and the apophatic tradition of personality change (Jones, 2002).
Exclusivity, teleology and hierarchy: Our Aristotelean
As the Aristotelean
formula put it, man is the only animal that laughs because man alone can be surprised into laughter by the sudden perception that how things are differs from how they ought to be.
122) Somewhat confusingly, rights-based notions in tort theories have been merged, variously, with Aristotelean
corrective justice theories, (123) Rawlsian fairness-based contractarianism, (124) Strawsonian constructivist theories of responsibility, (125) and a variety of other views.
To begin with, any inquiry into the unsolvable equally decries in Frank's mind the Platonic separation of the material world and ideas, the Aristotelean
hylozoism, Spinoza's pantheism, and the Cartesian division into subject and object.