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  • n. A philosophy that does not accept moral principles

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Examples

  • Here is an "immoralism" deeper and far more anti-social than any

    Suspended Judgments Essays on Books and Sensations

  • It may be true that he did not intend his "immoralism" to be read literally as a guide to conduct -- it may be true that, in some of his most characteristic passages, he knew himself to be talking reckless and dangerous nonsense (that was his way of "living dangerously") -- but can we reasonably suppose that soldiers in a

    Gems (?) of German Thought

  • "immoralism" in general and his "hardness" in particular are but new and finer manifestations of those faded virtues he was really seeking to revive.

    The Task of Social Hygiene

  • Either way, they are quite impervious to any evidence against their cherished belief-system (or self-interested immoralism), however conclusive.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • In direct contrast, some of Machiavelli's readers have found no taint of immoralism in his thought whatsoever.

    Niccolò Machiavelli

  • You would surmise that his character had been corroded by shock jocks and raunch culture and that he'd entered a nihilistic moral universe where young men entertain each other with bravura displays of immoralism.

    Opinions are like apples ...

  • On the other hand, one finds in André Gide still stronger manifestations of that famous «immoralism» - a conception which his adversaries have often misinterpreted.

    Nobel Prize in Literature 1947 - Presentation Speech

  • How strained and inhuman, too; and one might add, how mad and irrelevant -- that high, cold, disdainful translunar scorn with which the "moral-immoralism" of Nietzsche scourges our poor flesh and blood.

    Visions and Revisions A Book of Literary Devotions

  • The wonder turns to mere mysticism; and mere mysticism always turns to mere immoralism.

    The Crimes of England

  • Castlereagh was the corrupt gentleman at the Court, Fitzgerald the generous gentleman upon the land; some portion of whose blood, along with some portion of his spirit, descended to that great gentleman, who -- in the midst of the emetic immoralism of our modern politics -- gave back that land to the Irish peasantry.

    The Crimes of England

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