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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes

Usage examples (33)
  • rationalist philosophy
  • What seems to go hand-in-hand with this definition of SF as profoundly rationalist is the application of an oppositional definition as regards Fantasy.
  • Burke was a conservative rationalist, which is something like an altruistic pessimist.
  • What disturbs the so-called rationalist in the mystic's attitude is his propensity to see mysteries where there are none and to fail to see those that we cannot possibly... for more
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