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  • n. studies; curriculum
  • n. Plural form of scholastic.


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  • Applied scholastics is also known as study technology.

    Scientology link at Montessori school alarms parents

  • This doctrine of the scholastics is the line of demarcation between

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • For instance, if you assumed the existence of God this argument of the scholastics is a good one.

    The Shadow On The Dial, and Other Essays 1909

  • There are great gaps, great diversities, and great inconsistencies in their doctrines; they frequently made unfair use of the subtile dialectics called scholastics (la scolastique), and they frequently assigned too much to the master's authority (l'autorite du maitre); but Christian faith, more or less properly understood and explained, and adhesion to the facts, to the religious and moral precepts, and to the primitive and essential testimonies of Christianity, are always to be found at the bottom of their systems and their disputes.

    A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, Volume 4

  • Moreover the _soi-disant_ founder of the inductive method, the great Bacon himself, is, as Liebig [26] shows in his amusing and interesting study of the renowned "scientist's" scientific methods, tarred with the same mediaeval brush, and should be ranked with Lyly and the other Elizabethan "scholastics" rather than with men like Harvey and

    John Lyly

  • It is the view of people (Basil, Theophilus, Cyril of Jerusalem, Albertus Magnus, Peter Lombard, traditional Jews, most of the scholastics) for thousands of years that Creation happened thousands of years ago, not billions, took six days then God rested on the seventh.

    Alternative to Dembski's Theodicy?

  • Daniel J. D'Amico and Daniel B. Klein write, scholastics are more concerned with speaking to each other, distilling results, and passing them down through intermediaries to the laity.

    Scholastics and Pietists, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • All other discussions are in many ways analogous to the legend that the scholastics sat around all day counting the number of angels sitting on top of a pin.

    Central Bank Timidity, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • But the critical point is that Aquinas and other Christian scholastics were quite convinced that the brain was essential to cognition.

    Matt J. Rossano: The Theological Dilemma Of Medieval Neuroscience

  • You reminded me for all the world of the scholastics of the Middle Ages who gravely and learnedly debated the absorbing question of how many angels could dance on the point of a needle.

    Chapter 1: My Eagle


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