Sentence Examples


  • But this formal agreement includes material differences, and the spirit which breathes in Lotze's writings is more akin to the objects and aspirations of the idealistic school than to the cold formalism of Herbart.
  • Of Matthew's gospel is a classical instance of the distinction between the formalism of the Pharisaic code and genuine religion.
  • Somewhat apart from current controversies stood the teaching of the school of Chartres, humanistically nourished on the study of the ancients, and important as a revival of Platonism in opposition to the formalism of the Aristotelians.
  • This formalism shows itself in many ways.
  • On the one hand, worship passed into formalism and formalism into disuse.