American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A chiefly Roman Catholic intellectual movement arising in the late 19th century that seeks to revive medieval Scholasticism by infusing it with modern concepts.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The modern revival of the Scholastic philosophy, esp. of that of Thomas Aquinas, with critical revision to suit the exigencies of the general advance in learning. The Neo-Scholastic movement received a great impetus from Leo XIII.'s interest in it.
“I've read similar criticisms of "manual theologians" and Neo-Scholasticism, distinguishing them from Thomism.”
“Neo-Scholasticism, the revival of which dates from the last third of the nineteenth century (Liberatore, Taparelli, Cornoldi, and others), and which received a powerful impulse under Leo XIII, is tending more and more to become the philosophy of Catholics.”
“Neo-Scholasticism, however, does not confine its interest to ancient and medieval philosophy; its chief concern is with present-day systems.”
“Neo-Scholasticism simply follows the example of the”
“Neo-Scholasticism, on the other hand, proceeds by analysis and introspection it states the problem in the terms which, since Kant's day, are the only admissible terms, but as against the Kantian criticism it finds the solution in a rational dogmatism.”
“Neo-Scholasticism is the development of the Scholasticism of the”
“Neo-Scholasticism seeks to restore the fundamental organic doctrines embodied in the Scholasticism of the thirteenth century.”
“Neo-Scholasticism rejects the theories of physics, celestial and terrestrial, which the Middle Ages grafted on the principles, otherwise sound enough, of cosmology and metaphysics; e.g. the perfection and superiority of astral substance, the”
“Neo-Scholasticism has a character of permanence as truth itself has; but it is destined in its development to keep up with scientific progress.”
“Neo-Scholasticism has been endorsed by four Catholic Congresses:”
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