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Similarly, in the rationalist tradition of interpreting Marx, the social allocation of labor is a universal necessity in all societies.
The rationalist tradition was continued by Gersonides (1288-1344), who made significant contributions in areas as varied as astronomy, logic, and the problem of free will and divine providence.
Given this understanding of Aristotle and his place in the rationalist tradition, it is possible to see more clearly why the discussion of experience in Metaphysics 1.1 can appear inconsistent with Aristotle's epistemology and ontology of reason.