Definition of non-Aristotelian in US English:

non-Aristotelian

(also non-aristotelian)

adjective

  • 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.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

non-Aristotelian

/ˌnɒnarɪstəˈtiːlɪən/