academicism definition

  • noun:
    • Traditional formalism, specially when mirrored in art.
    • standard or orthodox formalism; conventionalism.
    • Speculative thoughts and attitudes.
    • A mannerism or mode particular to an academy.
    • A tenet of this educational philosophy.
    • A mannerism or mode unusual to an academy.
    • The mode of training or of process in an academy; an academical mannerism, since artwork.
    • A tendency toward Platonic opinions.
    • orthodoxy of a scholastic variety

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