See also knowledge; philosophy.
in logic, a contrary.
the body of doctrines, philosophical bases, symbols, etc., associated with a particular social or political movement, large group, or individual. —ideological
, adj. —ideologist
the concept that ideas and thoughts are instruments of action and that their usefulness determines their truth. —instrumentalist
the exercise or use of the intellect.
a particular act or process of the intellect.
an abnormal dislike for new ideas.
a modern person; one accepting new ideas and practices.
a person who forms schemes; a projector or promoter.
the science of ideas.
the methods and tools that a society has developed in order to facilitate the solution of its practical problems.
any specific application of such. —technological
, adj. —technologist
the branch or part of any field of learning or knowledge that is concerned with theories or hypotheses, as contrasted with practical application.
a person who forms theories or who specializes in the theory of a particular subject.