Definition of Scholasticism

1. Noun. The system of philosophy dominant in medieval Europe; based on Aristotle and the Church Fathers.

Examples of category: Natural Virtue
Generic synonyms: Philosophical Doctrine, Philosophical Theory
Derivative terms: Scholastic



2. Noun. Orthodoxy of a scholastic variety.
Exact synonyms: Academicism, Academism
Generic synonyms: Traditionalism, Traditionality

Definition of Scholasticism

1. n. The method or subtilties of the schools of philosophy; scholastic formality; scholastic doctrines or philosophy.

Definition of Scholasticism

1. Noun. a tradition or school of philosophy, originating in the Middle Ages, that combines classical philosophy with Catholic theology ¹

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Definition of Scholasticism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scholasticism

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scholasticism (current term)
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Literary usage of Scholasticism

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Decline of scholasticism I. Introduction: The terra scholasticism is commonly used to designate the scientific theology of the Middle Ages, ..."

2. History of Dogma by Adolf von Harnack (1899)
"the contrary, it may rather be said that scholasticism furnishes a unique and luminous example of the fact that thought finds its way even under the most ..."

3. A Text-Book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"scholasticism. EDUCATION AS AN INTELLECTUAL DISCIPLINE NATURE OF scholasticism. β€” scholasticism is the term given to the type of intellectual life, ..."

4. A Text-book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"scholasticism. EDUCATION AS AN INTELLECTUAL DISCIPLINE NATURE OF scholasticism. β€” scholasticism is the term given to the type of intellectual life, ..."

5. A Text-book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"scholasticism. EDUCATION AS AN INTELLECTUAL DISCIPLINE NATURE OF scholasticism. β€” scholasticism is the term given to the type of intellectual life, ..."

6. A Student's History of Education by Frank Pierrepont Graves (1915)
"scholasticism was extreme in its discussions, but it tended to rationalize ... The Nature of scholasticism.β€”One of the movements that most tended to awaken ..."

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