Sentence Examples

  • It is evident that he carried rationalism in religion to an extent that seems hardly consistent with his position as a priest of the English Church.
  • This rationalism within the Church was a theological manifestation of the intellectual movement known as the Enlightenment (Aufklarung), and must be studied in close connexion with the purely philosophical rationalism already discussed.
  • His philosophical standpoint may be characterized as a reaction from the pantheistic tendency of Hegel's idealistic rationalism towards a more pronouncedly theistic position.
  • While he thus created a new and more ethical " rationalism," Kant's many-sided influence, alike in philosophy and in theology, worked to further issues.
  • His general thought was that " rationalism " represents an uprising of the lower reason or " understanding " against the higher or true " reason."

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