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Word: peripatetic

Definition: walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy


Sentences Containing 'peripatetic'

10 BC) was a Peripatetic philosopher from Sidon, who lived towards the end of the 1st century BC.
Aristobulus of Paneas (; c. 160 BC) was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher of the Peripatetic school, though he also used Platonic and Pythagorean concepts.
As the son of a coach, Riley had a peripatetic youth and spent his first twelve years in northern Idaho, but he considers the college town of Corvallis his hometown, where he went to junior high and high school.
Band and Instrumental music was fostered through the music department's many peripatetic teachers, including players and principals from the internationally acclaimed Sydney Symphony such as Walter Suttcliffe (Double Bass) and Edwin Lorentzen (French Horn, band).
Calliphon (or Callipho, ; 2nd century BC) was a Greek philosopher, who probably belonged to the Peripatetic school and lived in the 2nd century BC.
Often peripatetic blues musicians were attracted there for itinerant work and they lived in what were called the "quarters" for bachelors, known for the partying and drinking going on there.
Praxiphanes () a Peripatetic philosopher, was a native of Mytilene, who lived a long time in Rhodes.
Strabo, who mentions him and his brother Diodotus among the celebrated persons of Sidon, speaks of him at the same time as his own teacher (or fellow pupil) in Peripatetic philosophy.
The book was completed in 1868 and it deals with concepts of illuminative wisdom (ešrāq) and peripatetic philosophy, and is rich in intuitive and mystic insights.
Written from an Aristotelian point of view, it aimed to fortify the Peripatetic philosophy, fending off sceptics and arguing for it as scientific.

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