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Rationalism

Ra´tion`al`ism   Pronunciation: răsh´ŭn`al`ĭz'm
n.1.(Theol.) The doctrine or system of those who deduce their religious opinions from reason or the understanding, as distinct from, or opposed to, revelation.
2.(Philos.) The system that makes rational power the ultimate test of truth; - opposed to sensualism, or sensationalism, and empiricism.
Noun1.rationalism - (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge is acquired by reason without resort to experience
2.rationalism - the theological doctrine that human reason rather than divine revelation establishes religious truth
3.rationalism - the doctrine that reason is the right basis for regulating conduct
Synonyms: freethinking
Buddhology, Mariolatry, Mariology, Mercersburg theology, apologetics, canonics, crisis theology, deduction, deductive reasoning, demonstration, dialogical theology, discourse, discourse of reason, discursive reason, divinity, doctrinalism, doctrinism, dogmatics, eschatology, existential theology, hagiography, hagiology, hierology, induction, inductive reasoning, logical thought, logos Christology, logos theology, natural theology, neoorthodox theology, neoorthodoxy, patristic theology, phenomenological theology, philosophy, physicotheology, proof, ratiocination, rationality, rationalization, rationalizing, reason, reasonableness, reasoning, religion, scholastic theology, secularism, sophistry, soteriology, specious reasoning, sweet reason, systematics, theology
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