absolutistic

(redirected from absolutism)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
I would say, 'Seek Peace with Pride, but if ABSOLUTISM strikes, be prepared for the Last Battle'.
The Rise of the Nation-State in Europe: Absolutism, Enlightenment and Revolution, 1603-1815 is a close inspection of political change in Europe from 1603-1815, a period when the concept of government evolved from absolutism, wherein monarchs attempted to make their nation-states into veritable personal domains through a combination of political and religious authority, to attempts at benevolent rule by Enlightened despots and finally to citizen revolt in the pursuit of personal freedoms and liberty.
Growing state paralysis, which Louis XIV's testament would likely exacerbate, threatened absolutism itself.
In what Hutchinson purports to be the first open claim to absolutism in Ireland, Sir Henry Sidney argued that he could collect levies from the Pale community as such policy was his prerogative as lord deputy.
Rights Absolutism strongly suggest it is neither possible nor desirable
These claims on behalf of absolutism, of course, did not go unchallenged.
Thus, the West transitioned from one sort of absolutism to another.
LaPierre's was particularly critical of one section of Obama's address, where the president said, "We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.
symbiosis of family members (8 items), moral absolutism vs.
What emerges from the latter is a new kind of First Amendment absolutism largely premised on the maxim that expression is protected unless it clearly falls within one of the traditional categories of unprotected speech.
Which reminds us that the British people did not take kindly to living in a Commonwealth under the hereditary dictatorship of Oliver, and later his son Richard, Cromwell - Constitutional Monarchy 2 Absolutism 0).
Keeping them distinct enables us to appreciate the uniqueness of religions without claims to superiority, acknowledge ultimacy, and repudiate absolutism.