Neo-Scholastic


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Ne·o-Scho·las·ti·cism

 (nē′ō-skə-lăs′tĭ-sĭz′əm)
n.
A chiefly Roman Catholic intellectual movement arising in the late 1800s that seeks to revive medieval Scholasticism by infusing it with modern concepts.

Ne′o-Scho·las′tic (-lăs′tĭk) adj.
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Two main developments are followed: the rise of Russia as "the Third Rome" and the loss of the genuine identity of Orthodox theology and its replacement by neo-scholastic ways of thinking due to Catholic and later Protestant influences.
Edward Feser is the author, most recently, of Neo-Scholastic Essays (St.
These unpublished materials also bring out the dialectic in Congar's thought between neo-Scholastic categories and a more historical and dynamic biblical approach.
Notwithstanding these differences, I believe the Austrian and Neo-Scholastic approaches have more in common than Mueller proposes.
While Barth, in his systematic approach, rejected liberal theology, Balthasar contributed to the renunciation of the constraints of traditional Neo-Scholastic theology.
Philosophers from North America describe the influence of Hume's view; the comparison of the Humean and Aristotelian perspectives; the role of inductive reasoning in science; the Greek account of induction, including that of Socrates, Aristotle, and Euclid; the medieval perspective of Thomas Aquinas; Neo-Scholastic approaches to contemporary issues, such as those of Suarez, as well as Descartes; the historical transition from medieval realism to modern skepticism about the reliability of mental representations of the world; alternative modern approaches associated with Goethe, Lonergan, and American Pragmatism; and objections against contemporary accounts and a wider view of the exercise of intellection that produces the inductive insight.
The pope wants the synod to make new attempts at reform; the prefect, a former Neo-Scholastic professor of dogmatics, thinks his statements can nip any such attempts in the bud.
However, doing so would discount the extraordinary pioneering work of the Neo-Scholastic scholars of the sixteenth century to whom we owe a great debt--especially to de Vitoria.
Behr, "Luigi Taparelli and the Nineteenth-Century Neo-Scholastic 'Revolution' in Natural Law and Catholic Social Sciences" (PhD diss.
The university's department of philosophy was also caught up in the neo-Scholastic revival, as were most American Jesuit colleges and universities during the era, in which the Jesuit editors of the Modern Schoolman (established in 1925) envisioned a resurgent neo-Thomism saving the literary world from the same forms of subjectivist relativism that had insinuated themselves into the philosophical realm.
Thomas Aquinas; or, to be precise, with the neo-Scholastic or neo-Thomist movements that had sprung up in all the Catholic intellectual centers of Europe, and above all in Paris, Rome, and Louvain.
Heidegger and philosophical atheology; a neo-scholastic critique.