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Oakeshott used the term "ideology" to describe the attempted application of this rationalistic style to political activity.
Notice that Oakeshott, in resolutely eschewing the abstract, rationalistic ontological presuppositions underwriting the "lust for change" informing "the progressive" or future-centered orientation of "the innovator," is improvising on just those themes to which Burke first gave expression nearly two hundred years earlier.
In this grossly oversimplified picture, Mead would find himself drawn repeatedly to the rationalistic "side" of America's religious history, as evident most notably in such public figures as Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.
The whole process, he points out, "results in a massive, rationalistic devaluation of human life," while the populace is reduced to docility, and the belief that "state-funded science and medical research [can] render safe any degree of self-indulgence.
According to this narrative, the Barthian legacy was in many respects an overreaction to a rationalistic and modernized conception of natural law that was certainly not present at the dawn of the Reformation, and certainly not reflective of mainline Protestantism's potential not only to incorporate natural law theology, but even to make an original contribution.
The rationalistic god of the enlightenment keeps falling down of his own accord and, long before Richard Dawkins (and John Humphrys), Marx disposed of god as the"'opiate of the people" that kills the urge for justice, Freud disposed of god as the comfort blanket that keeps believers and seekers immature (I pray but nothing happens?
Shaw contextualizes the later, more rationalistic critique of miracle accounts by describing the previous popular accounts in some detail.
Students studying experience design should learn rationalistic and humanistic research approaches.
Because of the rationalistic school to which the examiner belonged, this fell completely into the background.
Its focus on symbols provides a welcome complement to a predominantly rationalistic approach to the study of media content, effects, and dissemination.
Renieris's historical works show him as a romantic writing in reaction to the rationalistic school of historiography.
Dragging science in to establish the basis of religious belief on purely rationalistic grounds is an idolatry of science.