Definition of non-Aristotelian in English:


Pronunciation /ˌnɒnarɪstəˈtiːlɪən/


(also non-aristotelian)
  • Not Aristotelian; not in accordance with the principles of Aristotle; specifically designating or relating to a system of logic going beyond the syllogism or using categories additional to those of truth and falsehood.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Fowler (1832–1904), philosopher and college head. From non- + Aristotelian, variant of Aristotelean.