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one of the greatest of the ancient Athenian philosophers

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Wahsner's essay [42] appears to us as a somewhat polemic account of Hegel's 'scholasticism' and dogmatic Aristotelism.
11) The Modist movement adopted a type of Aristotelism which was not the canonical one supported by Albert the Great and Thomas Aquinas, but rather the one whose precursor was Ibn-Rushd (Averroes, 1126-1198) and which provided no intentional convergence with the Christian belief.
30) Then, in the case of kalam, we have the great theologian-philosopher al-Ghazali (1058-1111) who, in his Tahafut, (31) went further in Islamizing Aristotelism by eliminating intermediary causation altogether and offering in its place a positive, alternative causal theory that is arguably even more empirically adequate than the criticized and rejected peripatetic theory.
Therefore, a wide debate with political and ethical arguments took place, in which the nobility looked for justification and defense to classical sources --some facets of the aristotelism and stoicism-- that were reinterpreted according to the contemporary context.
As for astrology's divorce from high culture, at the close of the seventeenth century, this stemmed not so much from a crisis internal to astrology as from the collapse of the natural philosophy to which astrology had, from a certain point on, seemed indissolubly linked -- the collapse of an Aristotelism that was henceforth supplanted by the triumph of the mechanistic interpretation of the world.