In philosophy, rationalism is the epistemological view that "regards reason as the chief source and test of knowledge" or "any view appealing to reason as a source of knowledge or justification". More formally, rationalism is defined as a methodology or a theory "in which the criterion of the truth is not sensory but intellectual and deductive".In an old controversy, rationalism was opposed to empiricism, where the rationalists believed that reality has an intrinsically logical structure. Because of this, the rationalists argued that certain truths exist and that the intellect can directly grasp these truths. That is to say, rationalists asserted …



FGV: Fundação Getulio Vargas · 24 October 2023 Portuguese

A análise temática de ‘A Queda do Céu’ me levou a concluir que a relação dos yanomami com os xapiri, no tempo do sonho, os leva a uma forma de …

colonization shapes an ontology that emphasizes rationalism and linearity. This ontology is the result of

Chatham House · 20 September 2023 English

The US, the UK and other like-minded governments are disengaging from the Middle East and North Africa to focus on conflicts in other parts of the world where they see …

The analysis supported the logic of economic rationalism as a tool to contain direct violence.17 Unlike

ECDPM: European Centre for Development Policy Management · 18 September 2023 English

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contrary to the ideals of scientific progress and rationalism championed by the state. This ideological stance

UnitingCare Australia · 14 September 2023 English

or more a job, the establishment of the Child Support Scheme, the recognition This new economic rationalism would see the and protection of native title through the privatisation of state-owned enterprises would be the rationalism guided by the principle of the blueprint for a new market-based model of collective good. [...] It was part of the economic The outsourcing agenda required a rationalism continuum

and Labor and Coalition governments. economic rationalism. It was done in the true tradition of Labor – were blocked advance the agenda of economic rationalism by the Senate, but it continued to advance an government. Hawke-Keating Era The era of economic rationalism The 1990s was a time of reform, one which The shoots of future government policy of economic rationalism, underpinned by the initiatives included: introduction Support Scheme, the recognition This new economic rationalism would see the and protection of native title

Bright Blue · 6 August 2023 English

11 THE INTERVIEW The Rt Hon John Glen MP Max Anderson speaks with the Chief Secretary to the Treasury about his time in government, the future of businesses and what …

Indeed, many traditional institutions against rationalism ideas that were ideologically crucial reforms

GNET: The Global Network on Extremism and Technology · 28 July 2023 English

This report argues that the understanding of ‘cults’ and online activity needs to be carefully nuanced; the complexities of online and offline activities that might result in violent extremism need …

Sentiments”’, pp. 181–202 in Secularization, Rationalism and Sectarianism, edited by Barker, E. et al

EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 17 July 2023 English

This study forms part of a larger comparative law project which seeks to present the rule of law in a broad range of legal orders around the world. The subject …

liberal or constitutional strain that used both rationalism and empiricism and often emphasized the importance

JLI: Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities · 5 July 2023 English

Each of these play a pivotal role in public life, whether through the education of our children, the safety of our cities, or the events to draw the diversity of …

virtues. Could this be a result of an emphasis on rationalism amongst secular minded people? Could this imply

SRC: Stockholm Resilience Centre · 16 June 2023 English

the underworld, the Viking burials; the world of Remnants remain in the deserts of the West living things with the animals and plants and the Linnaeus Ash now viewed only …

property again, not only separated by a puerile rationalism, will continue This awareness makes us an animal

CSDS: Centre for the Study of Developing Societies · 19 May 2023 English

This primeval drama is presented as a mere was due not only to the seamless flow of artistic form but its unparalleled ‘devise of imitation’, in the assemblage of gods, …

cloth tied Practitioners of certain strands of rationalism and positivism would it around his head. Prostrated

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