Scotist

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Scotist (Eccl. Hist) A follower of (Joannes) Duns Scotus, the Franciscan scholastic (d. 1308), who maintained certain doctrines in philosophy and theology, in opposition to the Thomists, or followers of Thomas Aquinas, the Dominican scholastic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n scotist A follower of Duns Scotus. See Scotism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Scotist a follower of Duns Scotus
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Usage

In literature:

Erasmus yawned and dozed, or wrote letters to his friends making fun of these 'barbarous Scotists'.
"The Age of Erasmus" by P. S. Allen
Scotist, Thomist, Realist, Nominalist, Papist, Calvinist, Molinist, Jansenist, are only pseudonyms.
"Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary" by Voltaire
Scholastic philosophy, that is to say, the controversy of the Scotists and the Thomists, was now growing out of date.
"German Culture Past and Present" by Ernest Belfort Bax
The Thomists, and the Scotists, the Occamites, and many others, soared into the regions of mysticism.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Isaac D'Israeli
What but subtleties of the Scotists: quiddities, formalities, etc.!
"Erasmus and the Age of Reformation" by Johan Huizinga
Scotists, Thomists, Realists, Nominalists, Papists, Calvinists, Molinists, and Jansenists, are only warlike appellations.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10)" by Fran├žois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
We are driven, consequently, to a denial of both the Scotist and Thomist positions, as ordinarily conceived.
"Theology and the Social Consciousness" by Henry Churchill King
In three most important conceptions the Socinian thought is distinctly mediaeval, and mediaeval in the Scotist way.
"A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2)" by Thomas M. Lindsay
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