a school of thought

a school of thought

COMMON A school of thought is a set of opinions that some people have, when there are other possible opinions. `There's a school of thought that says babies don't feel pain as we do,' he began carefully. The school of thought which demands something be done about obesity is based on a four-step argument.
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a school of ˈthought

theories or opinions held by particular groups of people: There are two schools of thought on this matter.
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