Rationalism
In epistemology, rationalism is the view that "regards reason as the chief source and test of knowledge" or "any view appealing to reason as a source of knowledge or justification". More formally, ra...
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Noam Chomsky Says GOP Is 'Literally A Serious Danger To Human Survival’
The MIT professor and noted author said "strategic voting" can keep Republican candidates away from the levers of power. Noam Chomsky, the noted radical and MIT professor emeritus, said the Republican...
Noam Chomsky: The GOP Is A Radical Insurgency; It’s Not A Political Party
The renowned linguist says Trump isn't an anomaly in today's extremist Republican Party. MIT Professor Noam Chomsky recently gave his assessment of the Republican race for the White House with former ...
MIT claims to have found a “language universal” that ties all languages together
A language universal would bring evidence to Chomsky's controversial theories. Language takes an astonishing variety of forms across the world—to such a huge extent that a long-standing debate rages a...
René Descartes
René Descartes (/ˈdeɪˌkɑrt/; [ʁəne dekaʁt]; Latinized: Renatus Cartesius; adjectival form: "Cartesian"; 31 March 1596 – 11 February 1650) was a French philosopher, mathematician and wri...
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Philosophy of Spinoza
Spinoza's philosophy encompasses nearly every area of philosophical discourse, including metaphysics, epistemology, political philosophy, ethics, philosophy of mind and philosophy of science. It earne...
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Gottfried Leibniz
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (/ˈlaɪbnɪts/; [ˈɡɔtfʁiːt ˈvɪlhɛlm fɔn ˈlaɪbnɪts] or [ˈlaɪpnɪts]; July 1, 1646 – November 14, 1716) was a German polymath and philosopher.He occupies a prominent place in ...
Immanuel Kant
Immanuel Kant (/kænt/; [ɪˈmaːnu̯eːl kant]; 22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was a German philosopher who is widely considered to be a central figure of modern philosophy. He argued that fundamen...
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German idealism
German idealism was a speculative philosophical movement that emerged in Germany in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It was a reaction against Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason and was cl...
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Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza (/bəˈruːk spɪˈnoʊzə/; born Benedito de Espinosa; 24 November 1632 – 21 February 1677, later Benedict de Spinoza) was a Dutch philosopher. The breadth and importance of Spinoza's work wa...
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Mind-body dichotomy
The mind–body problem in philosophy examines the relationship between mind and matter, and in particular the relationship between consciousness and the brain.The problem was famously addressed by René...
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Helen H. Gardener
Helen Hamilton Gardener (1853–1925), born Alice Chenoweth, was an American author, rationalist public intellectual, political activist, and government functionary. Gardener produced many lectures, art...
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Panrationalism
Panrationalism (or comprehensive rationalism) holds two premises true: The first problem that needs to be dealt with is: what is the rational criterion or authority to which they appeal? Here the panr...
Abraham Kovoor
Abraham Thomas Kovoor (April 10, 1898 – September 18, 1978) was an Indian professor and rationalist who gained prominence after retirement for his campaign to expose as frauds various Indian and Sri L...
Thomas Bayes
Thomas Bayes (/ˈbeɪz/; c. 1701 – 7 April 1761) was an English statistician, philosopher and Presbyterian minister, known for having formulated a specific case of the theorem that bears...
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Sea of Faith
The Sea of Faith Network (SoF) is an organization with the stated aim to explore and promote religious faith as a human creation.
The SoF movement started in 1984 as a response to Don Cupitt's bo...
Robert Nozick
Robert Nozick (/ˈnoʊzɪk/; November 16, 1938 – January 23, 2002) was an American philosopher who was most prominent in the 1970s and 1980s. He was a professor at Harvard University. He is best kno...
Martin Hollis (philosopher)
James Martin Hollis (14 March 1938 – 27 February 1998) was an English rationalist philosopher. O'Hagan argues that central to Hollis's rationalism was "the epistemological unity of mankind", the view ...
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (also Godefroi Guillaume Leibnitz, /ˈlaɪbnɪts/; [ˈɡɔtfʁiːt ˈvɪlhɛlm fɔn ˈlaɪbnɪts] or [ˈlaɪpnɪts]; July 1, 1646 – November 14, 1716) was a German polymath and philosopher...
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Prabir Ghosh
Prabir Ghosh (born March 1, 1945) is the president of the Humanists' Association based in Kolkata. He was once referred to in the media as being from the "Rationalist Association of India". A "vocifer...
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John Searle
John Rogers Searle (/sɜrl/; born July 31, 1932) is an American philosopher and currently the Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. Widely noted for his contributio...
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Sanal Edamaruku
Sanal Edamaruku is an Indian author and rationalist. He is the founder-president and editor of Rationalist International, the president of the Indian Rationalist Association and the author of 25 books...
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Rationalist International
Rationalist International is an organization with the stated aim to represent a rational view of the world, making the voice of reason heard and considered where public opinion is formed and decisions...
Felix Adler (professor)
Felix Adler (August 13, 1851 – April 24, 1933) was a German American professor of political and social ethics, rationalist, popular lecturer, religious leader and social reformer who founded the Ethic...
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Douglas Moggach
Douglas Moggach (MA and PhD Princeton) is a professor at the University of Ottawa and life member of Clare Hall, Cambridge. He is Honorary Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney, and has ...
Theistic rationalism
Theistic rationalism is a hybrid of natural religion, Christianity, and rationalism, in which rationalism is the predominant element.According to Thiessen, the concept of theistic rationalism first de...