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scholasticism

scho·las·ti·cism

scholasticism

 
pronunciation:
sk lae st sih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (sometimes cap.) the prevailing system of medieval theological and philosophical teaching, based on the authority of the early Christian church fathers and on Aristotelian logic.
definition 2: strict adherence to traditional teachings, doctrines, and methodology.
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