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dog·ma·tist

(dog'mă-tist),
A follower of the dogmatic school.
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As long as the four-fold logic behind Reality, the Universe, the manifold world-imagery, and Genius is not realized, an "objective dogmatist" will always fall into a "subjective relativist" (and mere sophist) soon enough, and vice versa, for the horizon-forming duality of phenomenological things remains as such, according to traditional "two-dimensional" (or "two-and-a-half" at most) eruditic logic.
Here, while speaking of his ideal "philosophers of the future," Nietzsche reflects on the fact that--whatever they may be--they will most assuredly not be dogmatists: "Are these coming philosophers new friends of "truth"?
Thus Pascal conceives the idea of a "letter to induce men to seek God," where men should look for God "among the philosophers, sceptics and dogmatists, who will worry the man who seeks" (4/184).
The book consists of seven chapters--two to introduce the historical setting and explain Bodian's choice of "dogmatist" crypto-Jewish martyrs, one for each of the four martyrs selected for study, and a last to explore how the Portuguese-Jewish diaspora in Amsterdam responded to the martyrs' idealized stories.
Francesco Cesareo is no simple-minded dogmatist. He is a complex man and an intellectual who understands the special position of a Catholic liberal arts college in a secular world.
Here the author meets with Victor-Levy Beaulieu (VLB in the Quebec writing community), a staunch separatist and dogmatist. An intense conversation ensues about sovereignty wherein VLB expresses his outrage that some of the other Quebec cultural icons (Michel Tremblay, Robert Lepage and Francis Chalifour among them) have had the audacity to state publicly that they do not believe in the cause any more.
The three essays in part 2, "Mind," again challenge the image of Johnson as the uncompromising dogmatist. In his views on art, Johnson neither promotes general truths at the expense of "homely" particulars, nor approves of art that imitates life, in all its often degrading and immoral reality, to the detriment of higher ideals of morality and formal propriety.
Beyond the specific philosophical perspectives, in Chapter 3 Sanders presents a number of brief perspectives that could be taken on "ethical approaches to journalism," including the cynic, the public relations executive, the deontologist, the professional dogmatist, and the lawyer.
To the extent that I embraced my model, I seemed destined to become a recluse or an eccentric or a dogmatist.
His critical task is to resolve these conflicts in a way that both satisfies our reason completely yet does not transcend the limits of experience, and thus to show a "third way" between the sceptical/empiricist and dogmatist approaches.