nounused with a pl. verb
- Academics are defined as the courses or subjects of learning.
An example of academics is the study of math and science.
- The definition of academics are teachers or researchers at colleges or universities.
An example of academics are a professors at Harvard University.
College or university courses and studies: “Academics are a much more important priority to him than athletics” ( Gerald McIntosh )
- plural form of Academic
- He returns to the subject in Stieber's Opuscula academics (1834).
- Catholic in spirit rather than dogmatic, John ranks himself at times among the Academics, " since, in those things about which a wise man may doubt, I depart not from their footsteps."
- The term "school," however, has not the same meaning as when applied to the Academics or Peripatetics, the Stoics or Epicureans.
- The strongest statement regarding the inviolability of such dogmas is in Cicero's Academics, ii.
- But the attitude maintained by the Academics was chiefly that of a negative criticism of the views of others, in particular of the somewhat crude and imperious dogmatism of the Stoics.