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  • as inphilosophy
  • as inreason
  • as inclassicism

synonyms for rationalism

  • attitude
  • doctrine
  • idea
  • ideology
  • logic
  • outlook
  • reasoning
  • system
  • tenet
  • theory
  • thinking
  • thought
  • truth
  • view
  • viewpoint
  • wisdom
  • aesthetics
  • axiom
  • beliefs
  • conception
  • convictions
  • metaphysics
  • ontology
  • reason
  • values
  • logic
  • reasoning
  • sense
  • inference
  • saneness
  • mind
  • deduction
  • brain
  • wit
  • comprehension
  • intellect
  • argumentation
  • ratiocination
  • acumen
  • soundness
  • induction
  • mentality
  • understanding
  • moderation
  • rationality
  • lucidity
  • wisdom
  • judgment
  • apprehension
  • discernment
  • sanity
  • propriety
  • rationalization
  • speculation
  • generalization
  • intellection
  • dialectics
  • senses
  • marbles
  • sensibleness
  • brains
  • limits
  • reasonableness
  • sound mind
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How to use rationalism in a sentence

Today, most of us view scientific rationalism and spiritualist belief as mutually exclusive.
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He was the founder of Tao-tze, a kind of rationalism, which at present has millions of adherents in China.
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The denial of universal ideas is rationalism and materialism in philosophy, as it is Pelagianism and Arminianism in theology.
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Anselm had successfully battled with the rationalism of Roscelin, and also had furnished a new argument for the existence of God.
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Similar superstitions attached to somnabulism; see Lecky, “History of Rationalism,” vol.
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How far the gloomy materialism and superficial rationalism of Lewes may have affected the opinions of Miss Evans we cannot tell.
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Even in the best of cases, philologists seek for no more than mere "rationalism" and Alexandrian culture—not Hellenism.
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The very period which produced the rationalism of Maimonides gave birth to the emotionalism of the Kabbala.
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Emanuel Kant, and then Hegel and his disciples, had opened the way to unrestricted rationalism.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
Christianity has two great adversaries: hierarchism and rationalism.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
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