peripatetic definition

  • adjective:
    • Walking about or from spot to place; traveling by walking.
    • Of or regarding the viewpoint or training methods of Aristotle, just who carried out discussions while walking about in the Lyceum of old Athens.
    • tending to go about
    • continuously travelling; itinerant; nomadic.
    • regarding Aristotle, their philosophy, or perhaps the doctrine which he founded.
    • Walking about; itinerant.
    • Of or pertaining to the philosophy taught by Aristotle (who gave his instructions while walking in the Lyceum at Athens), or to his followers.
    • of or associated with Aristotle or his viewpoint
    • taking a trip particularly by foot
  • noun:
    • a person who walks from location to destination; an itinerant.
    • A follower associated with viewpoint of Aristotle; an Aristotelian.
    • One who walks about; a pedestrian; an itinerant.
    • One who accepts the viewpoint of Aristotle or their school; an Aristotelian.
    • one that walks about; a pedestrian; an itinerant.
    • A disciple of Aristotle; an Aristotelian.
    • a person who walks about; an itinerant; a pedestrian.
    • [capitalized] A follower of Aristotle(384-322 b. c.), outstanding Greek philosopher. At the center centuries the term had been usually familiar with signify a logician. See Aristotelianism.
    • plural Instruction after the types of Aristotle; training by lectures.
    • plural Journeyings in some places; a continual planning and fro.
    • someone who walks from place to spot
    • a follower of Aristotle or an adherent of Aristotelianism
  • others:
    • Walking about; itinerant.
    • [capitalized] Of or related to Aristotle's system of viewpoint, and/or sect of their followers; Aristotelian: as, the Peripatetic philosophers.

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