Synonyms for rationalism


1. rationalism, philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory
usage: (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge is acquired by reason without resort to experience
2. rationalism, theological doctrine
usage: the theological doctrine that human reason rather than divine revelation establishes religious truth
3. rationalism, freethinking, doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism
usage: the doctrine that reason is the right basis for regulating conduct
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