Definition of Rationalisms

1. Noun. (plural of rationalism) ¹



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Definition of Rationalisms

1. rationalism [n] - See also: rationalism

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rationalisms

rational motive
rational number
rational numbers
rational surface
rational therapy
rationale
rationales
rationalisation
rationalisations
rationalise
rationalise away
rationalised
rationalises
rationalising
rationalism
rationalisms
rationalist
rationalistic
rationalistical
rationalistically
rationalists
rationalities
rationality
rationalizability
rationalizable
rationalization
rationalizations
rationalize
rationalize away
rationalized

Literary usage of Rationalisms

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Little Essays by George Santayana, Logan Pearsall Smith (1921)
"70 PRECARIOUS Rationalisms THE most legitimate constructions of reason soon become merely speculative, soon pass, I mean, beyond the sphere of practical ..."

2. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent, John Erskine, Stuart Pratt Sherman, Carl Van Doren (1917)
"Philosophically it meant the contention, in the face of existing rationalisms and skepticisms, that man's practical ..."

3. The Contemporary Review (1870)
"... und Rationalisms, which aro the plague of our hearts in this seventieth year of our troublesome nineteenth century." It will be new even to some ..."

4. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1921)
"But it must be living reason, in closest alliance with living will and real feeling, not the rigid, abstract reason of many arid rationalisms of the past, ..."

5. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1864)
"... a recommendation to our Established clergy, not possessed by the work of Gesenius, which abounds with the rationalisms of the German school. — William. ..."

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