Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The doctrines of the Academic philosophers; Platonism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete The doctrines of the Academic philosophy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun orthodoxy of a scholastic variety

Etymologies

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academy +‎ -ism.

Examples

  • I want nature against ideas, formalism, academism.

    Dokoupil and Jetelova

  • I want nature against ideas, formalism, academism.

    Vitro Nasu » 2007 » September

  • To be more practical, learn how to express your inner self on film - I don't trust academism as much as I believe in the power of someone's will and passion: if you want to move to film-making, go ahead, grab a camera, get some film and shoot.

    Denis Delestrac interview

  • To be more practical, learn how to express your inner self on film - I don't trust academism as much as I believe in the power of someone's will and passion: if you want to move to film-making, go ahead, grab a camera, get some film and shoot.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • As this rich show of 120 paintings, drawings and photographs makes clear, Courbet (1817-1877) was an artist of astonishing versatility, turning his hand to almost every genre, a determined realist leading the way from 19th-century academism to "modern" painting and the impressionists that were to follow.

    Masters of the German Renaissance

  • It is probably in Switzerland that his influence was the most fertile: Bodmer borrows from him to fight against Gottsched's academism, and Sulzer takes him as a basis for his theory of sensibility.

    18th Century French Aesthetics

  • Not much interested in the academism and formalism of a research career within the French system that was then open to me, I returned to

    Roger Guillemin - Autobiography

  • Even in the days of baroque and academism the Italian theory remained in all countries the basic theory of art.

    MIMESIS

  • It would, however, be precipitate to say that there are no basic principles nor firm rules in painting, or that a search for them leads inevitably to academism.

    Concerning the Spiritual in Art

  • Impressionism to an art of spiritual harmony, as the coming of the blue shadow marked a transition from academism to

    Concerning the Spiritual in Art

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