thomistic

Thomism

[toh-miz-uhm]
noun
the theological and philosophical system of Thomas Aquinas.


Thomist, noun, adjective
Thomistic, adjective
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Thomism (ˈtəʊmɪzəm)
 
n
the comprehensive system of philosophy and theology developed by Saint Thomas Aquinas in the 13th century, and since taught and maintained by his followers, esp in the Dominican order
 
'Thomist
 
n, —adj
 
Tho'mistic
 
adj
 
Tho'mistical
 
adj

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Thomism [(toh-miz-uhm)]

The philosophy of Thomas Aquinas, or other philosophies inspired by his. Thomism underwent a revival starting in the middle of the nineteenth century.

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