Hooda walked the tightrope, saying today's idealism
is different from that which existed 100 years ago.
So it is no wonder that a left-wing internationalist, such as French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner, has found a kind of home for his idealism
in Nicolas Sarkozy's conservative government.
Americans are about evenly divided as to whether the Obama administration is making progress toward changing the way Washington works, but they are more inclined to believe his administration is creating a new sense of idealism
in the United States.
Reinhold Niebuhr's Christian realism began to persuade others to abandon their pacifist idealism
My attempt to sustain a consistent definition of liberal theology was challenged in volume two by the overarching influence of Progressive-era liberalism (which led many interpreters to define liberal theology as social gospel progressivism), the double meaning of "modernist" in liberal theology (which became a banner term for naturalistic empiricists), and the rise of so-called "neo-orthodoxy" (which condemned liberal idealism
Previous work in sales has found that more relativistic sales managers have more favorable evaluations of controversial sales practices than do their less relativistic counterparts; sales manager idealism
, though, was observed to have no impact on assessment of those sales practices (Sivadas et al.
Catherine Reef, author of over 20 books of nonfiction for young readers, believes that John Steinbeck "appeals to young readers because he shows that it is possible to enter adulthood yet never lose the idealism
, courage, and natural humor of youth.
In the movie's early scenes, her naive idealism
gets battered by her disappointing new environment.
Over the decades the early idealism
may be covered with the soot of repeated disappointment.
The stress of the popularity and diffusion of Ficinian idealism
, primarily characteristic of the early Renaissance, can, however, lead to the false impression that Aristotle simply disappeared from literary and historical thinking until the full-fledged rediscovery of the Poetics in the seventeenth century.
shifts attention from that larger background and presents, in contrast, a closely focused analysis of the texts of six thinkers--Kant, Fichte, Holderlin, Novalis, Schlegel, and Schelling--that bear upon "one specific theme: the meaning of idealism
itself, and more specifically the reaction against subjectivism" (viii).
On this criterion, Idealism
scores in the hopeless range.