Definition of School of thought
1. Noun. A belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school.
Specialized synonyms: Nuclear Deterrence, Cabalism, Kabbalism, Abolitionism, Absolutism, Amoralism, Animalism, Animism, Antiestablishmentarianism, Antiestablishmentism, Asceticism, Contextualism, Creationism, Credo, Creed, Divine Right, Divine Right Of Kings, Dogma, Dualism, Dynamism, Epicureanism, Establishmentarianism, Establishmentism, Ethicism, Expansionism, Formalism, Functionalism, Girondism, Gospel, Gymnosophy, Imitation, Individualism, Laissez Faire, Internationalism, Unilateralism, Irredentism, Irridentism, Literalism, Democracy, Majority Rule, Monism, Multiculturalism, Nationalism, Nationalism, Nihilism, Pacificism, Pacifism, Passivism, Pluralism, Populism, Presentism, Freethinking, Rationalism, Reformism, Humanism, Secular Humanism, Humanism, Humanitarianism, Egalitarianism, Equalitarianism, Feminism, Reincarnationism, Secessionism, Secularism, Phenomenology, Philosophical Doctrine, Philosophical Theory, States' Rights, Commandment, Precept, Teaching, Theological Doctrine, Utilitarianism, Descriptivism, Descriptivism, Prescriptivism, Prescriptivism, Church Doctrine, Creed, Gospel, Religious Doctrine, Millennium
Generic synonyms: Belief
Derivative terms: Doctrinal, Indoctrinate, Philosopher, Philosophical
Definition of School of thought
1. Noun. An opinion subscribed to by some connected or arbitrary group. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of School of thought
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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... Life and Work' (1908) ; 'The Chad- wick School of Thought' (1913); 'The Etiology of the European Conflagration' (1915), etc. He was created KCVO in 1914 ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... Life and Work' (1908) ; «The Chad- wick School of Thought' (1913); 'The Etiology of the European Conflagration' (1915), etc. He was created KCVO in 1914 ..."
3. History of the Christian Church by John Fletcher Hurst (1897)
"... the establishment of Christianity in directions not reached by any school of thought. The intense intellectual activity which pervaded all the centers, ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Stade, Budde, Smend, Schultz and others have represented this school of thought. Germany has been the great battle-ground of the Higher ..."
5. Collected Essays and Reviews by William James (1920)
"Chicago has a School of Thought!—a school of thought which, it is safe to predict, will figure in literature as the School of Chicago for twenty-five years ..."
6. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1881)
"But there are others who do think yet who do not belong to this or that so-called " school of thought." We began this meeting with a most noble paper which ..."