Talk:Peripatetic school

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contradiction?[edit]

Is it just me, or does the opening paragraph make two competing claims? "The name refers to the act of walking... The school derives its name from the peripatoi..., although a later legend claimed that the name came from Aristotle's alleged habit of walking while lecturing." The name comes from walking, the name comes from the columns, although some claim the name comes from walking?? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.198.170.251 (talk) 19:19, 25 December 2008 (UTC)

I'll take a shot at fixing it.70.179.92.117 (talk) 02:51, 21 September 2010 (UTC)

Later peripatetics[edit]

This article ignores the use of the term to denote followers of Aristotelian philosophy in Later Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance. Since that is a common usage, and existing Wikipedia articles on such topics link here, I'm adding a mention of that fact. --SteveMcCluskey (talk) 14:40, 17 December 2009 (UTC)

'What' is Peripatetic in the Intro[edit]

Most articles have a basic statement of what the subject matter refers to in the introduction. This article requires you to scroll down to the subsections to get that information. So, I believe it needs a summary statement about the meaning of the term in the first paragraph. I'm not strong on the topic, so if someone knows a good way to summarize, I think it would increase the quality of the article. Kevin77v (talk) 02:24, 9 December 2011 (UTC)