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  • noun Plural form of rationalism.

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Examples

  • In both Hume's and Hutcheson's critique, the repeated criticism is that moral rationalisms of all types argue in a circle.

    Reading Hume on Ought and Is

  • In both Hume's and Hutcheson's critique, the repeated criticism is that moral rationalisms of all types argue in a circle.

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • Despite his elaborate rationalisms, the nightmares came anyway.

    In Other Worlds

  • It can remain religious like the rationalisms, but at the same time, like the empiricisms, it can preserve the richest intimacy with facts.

    Pragmatism

  • These great rationalisms justified their atrocities against race, class, ideology or ethnicity with the argument that a few million dead were the necessary price to pay for the future unity of humanity.

    MRZine.org

  • Recent historicist work has drawn our attention to the often inextricable lines of division between the eschatological beliefs of London's millennarian, mostly artisan communities during the 1780s and 1790s, and the fervent rationalisms of intellectuals like Paine, Priestley, Thelwall, Spence, or Godwin. (

    Bringing About the Past

  • … it seems certain that Europe will continue to sink into its demographic twilight, and increasingly to look like the land of the "last men" that Nietzsche prophesied would follow the "death of God": a realm of sanctimony, petty sensualisms, pettier rationalisms, and a vaguely euthanasiac addiction to comfort.

    orrologion

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