Last modified on 25 November 2013, at 12:34

Stagirite

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Latin Stagirites, from the Ancient Greek Σταγιριτης (Stagiritēs, natives of Stagira), from Σταγειρος (Stageiros, Stagira).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstæd͡ʒɪɹʌɪt/, /ˈstægɪɹʌɪt/

NounEdit

Stagirite (plural Stagirites)

  1. Someone from Stagira.

TranslationsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Stagirite

  1. Aristotle.
    • 2000 June, Nicholas Rescher, “Optimalism and Axiological Metaphysics” in The Review of Metaphysics LIII, № 4, § ii, page 812:
      It was thus a sound insight into the thought framework of the great Stagirite that led the anti-Aristotelian writers of the Renaissance, and later preeminently Descartes and Spinoza, to attack the Platonic/Aristotelian conception of the embodiment of value in nature and the modern logical positivist opponents of metaphysics to attach the stigma of illegitimacy to all evaluative disciplines.

TranslationsEdit