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See also: Scholastic
scholastic (plural scholastics)
- (philosophy) A member of the medieval philosophical school of scholasticism; a medieval Christian Aristotelian.
philosophy: member of scholasticism
- Of or relating to school; academic
- This award is for the greatest scholastic achievement by a graduating student.
- (philosophy) Of or relating to the philosophical tradition of scholasticism
- 1689 (indicated as 1690), [John Locke], An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding. […], London: […] Eliz[abeth] Holt, for Thomas Basset, […], OCLC 153628242:
- And hence it is that men, even when they are baffled and silenced in this scholastic way, are seldom or never convinced , and so brought over to the conquering side
- Characterized by excessive subtlety, or needlessly minute subdivisions; pedantic; formal.
of or relating to school, academic
of or relating to scholasticism