Noun(1) (philosophy(2) the theological doctrine that human reason rather than divine revelation establishes religious truth(3) the doctrine that reason is the right basis for regulating conduct
(1) Despite the advances of rationalism , a belief in the supernatural has stubbornly remained.(2) As different as Locke and Hume's empiricism was from Descartes' rationalism , they had something in common.(3) For 2000 years, philosophers had to choose whether they followed Plato and his rationalism , or Aristotle and his empiricism.(4) Jacobi's version of Pascal's wager was also decisive for another later religious critic of secular rationalism , SÔö£┬®ren Kierkegaard.(5) Scientific rationalism is grounded on normative principles and expresses a specific hierarchy of values.(6) Indeed, there is some danger that we are approaching the sunset of the second great experiment with rationalism (after the classical world).(7) The Danish philosopher SÔö£┬®ren Kierkegaard rejected this rationalism , correctly seeing that such thinking leads to loss of all meaning.(8) This battle for God was an attempt to fill the void at the heart of a society based on scientific rationalism .(9) Her description of economic rationalism is primarily based on its enemies' assumptions, not on economic rationalists' actual views.(10) Democratic culture is far richer and more diverse, Stout argues, than the terms of Rawls's etiolated rationalism can capture.(11) It must ask, as Kant asked about metaphysics after Hume's critique of rationalism , how is philosophy still possible?(12) Even philosophical critics of rationalism pay reason the back-handed compliment of arguing against its pretensions.(13) Having said that, it could be argued that this puts heavy weight on the scale in favor of preserving tradition and providing a compelling reason for overturning it by constructive rationalism .(14) Gandy asserts that surveillance is a system based on rationalism , which is illustrated in various practices at Jones and Smith.(15) But sometimes the problem is thought to lie deeper, for example, in Kant's rationalism in moral theory and his ideas of teleology and race in anthropology.(16) Confucian thought is characterized by a spirit of humanism, rationalism , and moralism.
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