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dog·mat·ic school

ancient Greek school or tradition in medicine whose members were the successors to or followers of Hippocrates; they based their conceptions of disease upon the humoral theory and their practice upon experience and sound reasoning, and were comparatively free from fads, speculative theories, and dogma, which the term dogmatic falsely implies.

dogmatic

(dog-mă′tĭk)
1. Pert. to dogma or doctrine, e.g., of a religion.
2. Pert. to the expression of opinions in an uncompromising, arrogant manner.
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I have always found myself that the unconscious dogmatists were by far the most dogmatic.
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Evolutionary theology does not take away from any of the dogmatic tenets of Catholicism.
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Drawing on Minimalism's dogmatic monumentality, Wheeler eschews its macho "thereness," extending its project in order to engage, even seduce, the spectator: his installations have a corporeal quality and present open-ended narratives that can only be completed by the gallery-goer.
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