Neo-Scholasticism[nē′ō skə las′tə siz′əm]
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a 19th- and 20th-cent. philosophical system based on scholasticism, esp. Thomism, but incorporating new elements, as the discoveries of science, to make it applicable to contemporary life
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A chiefly Roman Catholic intellectual movement arising in the late 19th century that seeks to revive medieval Scholasticism by infusing it with modern concepts.
- Neˌo-Scho·lasˈtic adjective