noun. the system of philosophy dominant in medieval Europe; based on Aristotle and the Church Fathers.
- philosophical doctrine
noun. orthodoxy of a scholastic variety.
- -ism (English)
- scholastic (English)
Example sentences of the word scholasticism
1. Noun, singular or mass
His admiration for the highest achievements of man become known as humanism as opposed to the medieval concept of scholasticism, which was based on Christianity and the achievements of God.