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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