Academism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

academy + -ism.

Noun[edit]

Academism (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete): The philosophy advocated by the Platonic Academy; Platonism, skepticism.
    • 1733, Andrew Baxter, An Inquiry into the Nature of the Human Soul. VOL. II, A. Millar (1745), page 254:
      […] , since this is the great principle of Academism and Scepticism, That Truth cannot be perceived, […]