adjective see fideism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fideistic — See fideist. * * * …   Universalium

  • fideistic — adjective Pertaining to fideism …   Wiktionary

  • fideistic — fideism …   Philosophy dictionary

  • fideistic — fi·de·is·tic …   English syllables

  • fideistic — adjective see fideism * * * fideistˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑fideism …   Useful english dictionary

  • atheism — /ay thee iz euhm/, n. 1. the doctrine or belief that there is no God. 2. disbelief in the existence of a supreme being or beings. [1580 90; < Gk áthe(os) godless + ISM] * * * Critique and denial of metaphysical beliefs in God or divine beings.… …   Universalium

  • Fideism — • A philosophical term meaning a system of philosophy or an attitude of mind, which, denying the power of unaided human reason to reach certitude, affirms that the fundamental act of human knowledge consists in an act of faith, and the supreme… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Renaissance philosophy outside Italy — Stuart Brown Italy might justly be described as the home of Renaissance philosophy. Many of the important cultural developments of the period originated in Italy and only gradually spread north and west to other countries. But each of the other… …   History of philosophy

  • Religion (Philosophies of) — Philosophies of religion Marcel, Jaspers, Levinas William Desmond Gabriel Marcel (1889–1973), Karl Jaspers (1883–1969) and Emmanuel Levinas (1906–) seem like a mere aggregate of thinkers. Jaspers, a German thinker who coined the phrase Existenz… …   History of philosophy

  • fideism — noun Etymology: probably from French fidéisme, from Latin fides Date: 1885 reliance on faith rather than reason in pursuit of religious truth • fideist noun • fideistic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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