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Scotism

[ skoh-tiz-uhm ]
/ ˈskoʊ tɪz əm /
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noun Philosophy.
the set of doctrines of Duns Scotus.
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Origin of Scotism

1635–45; (Duns) Scot(us) + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Scotism

Scotist, nounSco·tis·tic, Sco·tis·ti·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Scotism

Scotism
/ (ˈskəʊtɪzəm) /

noun
the doctrines of John Duns Scotus, esp those holding that philosophy and theology are independentSee haecceity

Derived forms of Scotism

Scotist, noun, adjectiveScotistic, adjective
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