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Perhaps the greatest philosopher of his time, and surely one the greatest philosophers of all time. Aristotle was alive in Greece from 384-322 B.C.

Aristotle is well remembered for his development of "logic." Do note that he did not (obviously) invent logic, however greatly influenced its progression.
His format on which he based his logic was used for centuries after his death -- and much is still echoed even today.

Specifically, Aristotle produced provocative arguments and commentaries centering around humanity and human functions. Among them: the singular lifestyle that, if adopted plurally, would yield true and sustained happiness to all -- forever. However, after hearing a lecture on the subject, you truly need not look any further than the utopias and dystopias illustrated throughout literature, such as in "The Giver" or "Brave New World." Aristotle's philosophy on 'true happiness,' perhaps original for its time, has become almost as common as a cliche' and just as easily passed off as "wishful thinking."

However, the beauty of logic is that it never actually needs to be congruent with realism.
Aristotle said:
"The individual, when isolated, is not self-sufficing, and therefore he is like a part in relation to the whole. But whoever is unable to live in society, or who has no need of it because he is sufficienct for himself, must be either a beast or a god."
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Fredagsmys is pretty much the most holy tradition of Sweden. The word origins from two words; β€œfredag” and β€œmys”, which roughly translates to Friday and cozy. Every Friday, all Swedes drive by the supermarket to buy ingredients for taco, soda and chips. Then, they all sit down in their sofas with their families or friends and watch telly. Usually, the parents fall asleep after a few glasses of wine or beer while the kids stuff themselves with chips until they have a stomach ache.
Now it's the end of the week; it is time for fredagsmys!
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A man who wrote philosophical texts that are now used to make college undergraduate philosophy majors suffer intensely.
Aristotle: "...if, however, something comes to be F from being G, where G is opposite to F and G does not remain, we speak in both ways, saying both that something comes to be F from being G and that the G comes to be F..."

Philosophy Major: "I would rather castrate myself than finish this paragraph."
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A philosopher who invented subjects that are making students in high school and college work their asses off and suffer like slaves.
Someone needs to invent a time machine to punish Aristotle by spanking his ass.
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Aristotle was a jackass. I'm going to invent a time-machine and spank him.
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Stand up cool, intelligent guy, logical at all times
Wow, that guy is totally Aristotle.
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Cockney rhyming slang for "arse". A good example of two stage rhyming slang, as it goes: "aristotle" = "bottle" & "bottle and glass" = "arse". Usually shortened to "aris".
Look at the aristotle on that, I wouldn't mind burying my cock in her jack.
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