Scotist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Scotus +‎ -ist

Noun[edit]

Scotist (plural Scotists)

  1. (historical) A follower of (Joannes) Duns Scotus, Franciscan scholar, who maintained certain doctrines in philosophy and theology in opposition to the Thomists.
    • 1842, The Saint Petersburg English Review of Literature
      [] it should be remembered that their poets and rabbis of the middle ages were contemporary with the Scotists and Thomists, with the pseudo-platonism and peripateticism of Christendom.