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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 scho·las·ti·cism /skəˈlæstəˌsɪzəm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scho·las·ti·cism n. The method or subtilties of the schools of philosophy; scholastic formality; scholastic doctrines or philosophy.
    The spirit of the old scholasticism . . . spurned laborious investigation and slow induction.   --J. P. Smith.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the system of philosophy dominant in medieval Europe; based
           on Aristotle and the Church Fathers
      2: orthodoxy of a scholastic variety [syn: academicism, academism]