Plato is, in theory at least, the prince of rationalists and intellectualists.
But hereupon some one may exclaim, as did a colleague recently: "Welcome to the ranks of the intellectualists!"
Intellectualists hold to the possibility of perfect Divine Knowledge.
In relation to the object of the cognition of reason, philosophers may be divided into sensualists and intellectualists.
He could not understand an inactive league, and action, according to the ideas of the intellectualists, did not suit him.
The adherents of the traditional theology are 'intellectualists,' and their conception of reality is 'static.'
Pragmatists and intellectualists both accept this definition as a matter of course.
But the great assumption of the intellectualists is that truth means essentially an inert static relation.
When intellectualists do this, pragmatism charges them with inverting the real relation.