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Scotism

[skoh-tiz-uh m] /ˈskoʊ tɪz əm/
noun, Philosophy
1.
the set of doctrines of Duns Scotus.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; (Duns) Scot(us) + -ism
Related forms
Scotist, noun
Scotistic, Scotistical, adjective
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Scotism

/ˈskəʊtɪzəm/
noun
1.
the doctrines of John Duns Scotus, esp those holding that philosophy and theology are independent See haecceity
Derived Forms
Scotist, noun, adjective
Scotistic, adjective
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