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rationalism

A general term for the group of philosophic schools that reject received or authoritarian wisdom and dogmatic religion and hold that knowledge is to be obtained only from observation and the application of logic to data so derived. Rationalism does not necessarily exclude religious beliefs, but tends to do so.
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This suits the two thirds majority who subscribe to this intellectualism. But, for the people that do not, they could perhaps be better off to see nothing wrong and celebrate the constitution; and how.
Intellectualism is hailed and those who are involved in it, especially the theory and practice of it are often held in high esteem and premium attached to them.
Interpreters have pointed to this function of practical reason as substantiating intellectualism about goal-setting.
Noman was of the opinion that the minds of our youths are 'weakened due to the lack of intellectualism in the society'.
It discussed Filipinos' perceivable avoidance against intellectualism.
Brown's army of fans will no doubt revel in the twists, turns and cryptology which supplies a thin icing of intellectualism to proceedings.
The underlying principles of mutual respect, honesty and intellectualism are, undoubtedly, values that Singapore shares with the UK.
In an interview with Al-Sawt Al-Akhar magazine, he said that only culture and intellectualism can solve a nation's problem and that he believes in cultural movements, which is why art is, to him, a key way to serve one's country.
Dr Azam Ali Khawaja said it is fact that research is essential to travel the stair of education, therefore HEC is also emphasizing on research beside the education, so that the intellectualism developed in the students and enhance the courage to serve the nation and country.
Cummings evolved into a dark rebellious man whose mentor was Ezra Pound, absorbing a rebellion against authority that resulted in an alienation from the Cambridge intellectualism he'd once revered.
The socio-cultural facility, named after the Sovereign, will improve local population's access to cultural and artistic activities aimed at developing intellectualism and creativity.
She cites two complementary milieus for the development of Paterno's intellectualism, the nineteenth century and Paterno's own life history.