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  Scholasticism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scholastic philosophy usually combined logic, metaphysics and semantics into one discipline, and is generally recognized to have developed our understanding of logic significantly when compared to the older sources.
In the high scholastic period of 1250 - 1350 scholasticism moved beyond theology into the philosophy of nature, psychology, epistemology and philosophy of science.
During the catholic scholastic revival in the late 1800s and early 1900s the scholastics were repopularized, but with a somewhat narrow focus on certain scholastics and their respective schools of thought, notably Thomas Aquinas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scholasticism   (1015 words)

The Scholastic manner of treating the problems of philosophy and theology is apparent from a glance at the body of literature which the Schoolmen produced.
The Scholastics of the thirteenth century frankly adopted the Aristotelean definition of the soul as the principle of life, not of thought merely.
Scholastic metaphysics added to the Aristotelean system a full discussion of the nature of personality, restated in more definite terms the traditional arguments for the existence of God, and developed the doctrine of the providential government of the universe.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13548a.htm   (4813 words)

 scholasticism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
For the greatest of the scholastics, this meant the use of reason to deepen the understanding of what is believed on faith and ultimately to give a rational content to faith.
It was in the universities that the two traditional forms of scholastic literature were developed: the question (a thesis that is posed and defended against objections) and the commentary.
But the break between medieval philosophy and Renaissance thought was mainly in the area of metaphysics; scholastic tradition and methods continued to be followed in politics and law—in canon law, civil law, and common law and, later, in the development of international law.
www.bartleby.com /65/sc/scholast.html   (1260 words)

 CM Magazine: Scholastic First Encyclopedia.
New York, NY: Scholastic (Distributed in Canada by Scholastic Canada), 1995.
New York, NY: Scholastic (Distributed in Canada by Scholastic Canada), 2000.
A telephone is an electrical machine that is used to talk to people in another place.
www.umanitoba.ca /outreach/cm/vol7/no18/firstencyclopedias.html   (821 words)

 Scholastic is fund manager's favorite stock - Feb. 19, 2002
The publisher of the first four books in the series, Scholastic, is flying high, but there's more to come beyond its possible deal for the fifth book, said Charles Glovsky, manager of the Independence Small Cap fund.
There is little direct competition in the club and fair businesses.  The biggest threat to Scholastic's outlook is failure to execute in terms of continuing to grow revenues from those sources, obtaining attractive new titles, deriving savings from expense containment, and, again, getting the publishing rights to additional Harry Potter novels.
In the year ended May 31, 2001, Scholastic earned $2.24 per share.  In the current and next fiscal years, we expect earnings of $2.50 and $3.00, respectively.  With the stock now selling at around $50, we believe we'll see a much higher price over the next 12 to 18 months.
money.cnn.com /2002/02/19/investing/favorite_stock   (594 words)

 US Chess Federation
This guide was created to help teachers and scholastic chess organizers who wish to begin, improve, or strengthen their school chess program.
Scholastic chess, under the USCF’s guidance, has greatly expanded and made it possible for the wide distribution of this guide.
Scholastic Referral Service — A service provided by the United States Chess Federation in which schools are informed about scholastic chess that is being played in their area.
www.uschess.org /scholastic/sc-guide2.html   (16886 words)

 The Kerry Spot on National Review Online
Scholastic, the global children's publishing and media company, today announced the results of the 2004 Scholastic Election Poll, an educational activity that gives children too young to go to the polls themselves the opportunity to participate in the political process.
Since 1940, Scholastic Classroom Magazines have given students the opportunity to cast their vote for president in the Scholastic Election Poll (online voting was added in 2000).
In every election, but two, the outcome of the Scholastic Election Poll mirrored the outcome of the general election.
www.nationalreview.com /kerry/kerry200410201207.asp   (297 words)

 Protestant Scholasticism
Aristotle, for example, upon whom the medieval scholastics had relied, continued to be taught by Protestants: Melanchthon at Wittenberg, Peter Martyr Vermigli at Oxford, Jerome Zanchi at Strassburg, Conrad Gesner at Zurich, Theodore Beza at Geneva.
The Protestant use of scholastic techniques and attitudes consequently kept them in the mainstream of early modern philosophy, which, though it moved away from deductive logic, maintained confidence in reason.
Protestant theologians, especially the Calvinists, could use scholastic methods to inquire beyond biblical texts into the intricacies and implications of Protestant theology, especially when election and the will of God were considered.
mb-soft.com /believe/txc/scholasp.htm   (769 words)

 Scholastic RED
Scholastic Red-facilitated online courses combine in-person training and collaboration with self-paced, individualized online learning.
Scholastic Red provides a full program of online courses and onsite institutes for principals and reading coaches.
Scholastic Red works in partnership with school and district leaders to develop customized professional development solutions.
www.scholasticred.com   (95 words)

 Jacques Maritain Center: Revival 2
The Revival of Scholastic Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century
This view, perfectly conclusive for the adherents of nominalism, loses its value if, with the great Scholastic masters, we admit the validity of the universal; if we regard the word man as meaning, not simply John, Peter and Thomas, but a universal essence common to all possible men.
The error of the nominalists lies in the confusing the denotation of a term with its conotation; and, if Mill tries to clear himself from such an accusation, it is on account of an inconsistency which runs through the whole of his System of Logic, and appears as a continual puzzle to the uninitiated reader.
www.nd.edu /Departments/Maritain/etext/perrier2.html   (1205 words)

 SCHOLASTIC - Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
[adj] of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of scholasticism; "scholastic philosophy"
Pertaining to, or suiting, a scholar, a school, or schools; scholarlike; as, scholastic manners or pride; scholastic learning.
Of or pertaining to the schoolmen and divines of the Middle Ages (see {Schoolman}); as, scholastic divinity or theology; scholastic philosophy.
www.hyperdictionary.com /dictionary/scholastic   (109 words)

Beta Sigma Psi National Fraternity was developed to promote the highest of scholastic excellence and leadership training.
Again, our 1st Vice President is in charge of this program and it has been extremely important to the development of successful collegians.
In fact, Beta Sigma Psi National Fraternity is recognized as the highest percentage dollar amount provider of scholarship given the size of the National Organization.
www.k-state.edu /betasig/scholastic.htm   (900 words)

 Amazon.com: Software: Dragon Tales: Learn & Fly With Dragons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
So I looked in the manual, which was incorrectly formatted for the Mac (contained gremlin characters at the start of every line), and this issue was not even mentioned in the trouble-shooting section, nor was the requirement of a 640x480 monitor mentioned anywhere.
So I called Scholastic, and went around twice with their automated product-selection menu, which insisted that it has no products for the Mac starting with "DRA" or "LEA".
Clearly the folks at Scholastic did not test their software on a variety of machines, and despite the simultaneous Mac/Win release, are not serious about supporting their Mac customers.
amazon.com /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00009VRG2/...&camp=2025&link_code=xm2   (1164 words)

 Clifford . Copyright | PBS Kids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
No material from this site may be copied, reproduced, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way except that you may download one copy of the materials on any computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.
Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of Scholastic Entertainment Inc.'s and PBS's copyright and proprietary rights.
For purposes of this Agreement, the use of any such materials on any other Web site or networked computer environment is prohibited.
pbskids.org /clifford/copyright   (173 words)

 Scholastic Encyclopedia of the United States at War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Scholastic Encyclopedia of the United States at War
From the American Revolution to the Gulf War, this encyclopedia provides a broad picture of the United States' role, including biographies of the notable figures and quiet heroes, discussions of the mood of the country, timelines, maps, descriptions of weapons, eyewitness accounts, and more.
Order Scholastic Encyclopedia of the United States at War online from
www.discovermilitaryhistory.com /military5/0590599593AMUS261738.shtml   (79 words)

 Scholastic Encyclopedia Of Animals: New & Used Books Search Result for Scholastic Encyclopedia Of Animals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Scholastic Encyclopedia Of Animals: New & Used Books Search Result for Scholastic Encyclopedia Of Animals
Paperback / Scholastic / February 1996 / 0590475231
Hardcover / Scholastic / April 1995 / 059047524X
www.fetchbook.info /Scholastic_Encyclopedia_Of_Animals.html   (94 words)

 Scholastic Brushes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the upper section are brushes that are suitable for classroom use in the primary grades.
Most of these brushes are scholastic rounds, and they are priced for bulk classroom purchase.
The lower sections list economical brushes that are suitable for secondary students or even adults who are learning to handle traditional artistic media such as acrylics, oils, and watercolors.
www.dickblick.com /categories/scholasticbrushes   (116 words)

 US Chess Federation:
USCF National Scholastic Chess Tournament Regulations - Revised August 2005
Be sure to check on our wide variety of information/forms located in our Forms & Brochures area of our website.
Scholastic Services and Upcoming (& recently concluded) Scholastic Events
www.uschess.org /scholastic   (414 words)

 Scholastic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Scholastic On-line Levelled Library lets you search all of Scholastic’s educational resources for students with a click of a button!
You can search by guided reading level, grade level, curriculum area, and much more.
We can only fulfill orders for teachers, schools, and other educational customers.
guidedreading.scholastic.ca   (88 words)

 National Scholastic Press Association
Discover the benefits of membership in the National Scholastic Press Association.
Download the latest forms and brochures in PDF format (requires Adobe Reader):
Copyright © 1995-2005 National Scholastic Press Association/Associated Collegiate Press.
www.studentpress.org /nspa   (220 words)

 Scholastic Site Search
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Find books, software, toys, and videos that are just right for your child at The Scholastic Store.
Teachers: find products for your classroom in the Teacher Store.
search.scholastic.com /search/search2.html   (77 words)

 The Chess Matrix - ChessMatrix - Selected Scholastic Chess Tournaments & Events of Interest to TCA Region II Players   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Chess Matrix - ChessMatrix - Selected Scholastic Chess Tournaments & Events of Interest to TCA Region II Players
4th Annual Nathan Adams Fall Scholastic Chess Tournament.
Susan Polgar National Open Championships for Girls (under 21 as of 1/27/06) (pdf
www.geocities.com /thechessmatrix/tournaments-s.html   (243 words)

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Oct 22: Pasco Pawn Power (K-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-12) Tino Barrera (509) 547-5581 ext 3814 fbarrera@psd1.org  Pasco, WA Oct 22: NSC Scholastic Open (K,k-3,4-6) Elena Donaldson
Fall Classic Scholastic (K-12) Jerry Ramey (541) 232-0328 j-adoube@efn.org  or www.chessways.com,
Nov 25: WCF Thanksgiving Scholastic, Red Lion Inn,
www.whsca.org /calendar.html   (306 words)

 LexisNexis Scholastic
Content within the service is broken down into four key areas:
"Having LexisNexis Scholastic Edition has brought prestige to our institution and given the edge to our nationally recognized debate team."
Attend a free eseminar from the comfort of your desk!
www.lexisnexis.com /academic/1univ/scholas   (67 words)

 Columbia Scholastic Press Association
For forms and deadlines, go to page 7.
Individuals who are not in education but support scholastic journalism can now become CSPA members.
CSPA's Web site is designed to look and work best using Netscape 7.0 or higher and Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher.
www.columbia.edu /cu/cspa   (268 words)

 Scholastic Children's Books
The Zone is the place to discover what's new at Scholastic Children's Books
Here's where you can find out about all your favourite authors from Philip Pullman to Terry Deary, and be the first to see all the top new titles which will be coming to your local bookshop very soon.
Click here to add The Zone Home Page to 'My Favourites'
www.scholastic.co.uk /zone   (236 words)

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