intellectualist


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in·tel·lec·tu·al·ism

 (ĭn′tl-ĕk′cho͞o-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. Exercise or application of the intellect.
2. Devotion to exercise or development of the intellect.

in′tel·lec′tu·al·ist n.
in′tel·lec′tu·al·is′tic adj.
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Unless either the intellectualist or the affectivist reconstruction is completely convincing, we are confronted with the specter of incoherence on Kant's part.
Prominent poet and intellectualist, Iftikhar Arif highlighted the importance of language and literature, said there was need to give language and literature due status.
She also conducts interviews with Arlene Nash Ferguson, a Bahamian cultural worker who unifies intellectualist theory with the practices of everyday Caribbean people through the Educulture program she founded to educate both Bahamians and tourists about the Junkanoo festival that has been popularized by the Ministry of Tourism.
Belief' or 'faith', indeed faith interpreted in the intellectualist terms of belief: these were the categories, widely accepted by theist and atheist alike, pertaining to the claimed existence of God as much as to his claimed non-existence.
I finish with some remarks that suggest the intellectualist ends up in a better argumentative position.
We tried to polish up on our apologetics, but the intellectualist approach seldom moves many.
An advocate of the guise of the good could accept a more intellectualist picture of motivation, according to which we only desire what we judge to be good or worthwhile.
More than anyone else Merleau-Ponty (2002) has wiped the floor with the intellectualist and dualist prejudices that stood for a very long time in the way of taking seriously that we also are our bodies.
Leiter also states that within such intellectualist traditions, "it never turns out that the fundamental beliefs are revised in light of new evidence.
Investigates "models of desire" constructed by modernist poets; Chapter 1 contrasts "Whitman's sensualist model of desire" to "Emily Dickinson's intellectualist mode that defers satisfaction"; Proquest Dissertations and Theses (DAI-A 75/05, November 2014).
According to Suarez, the former intellectualist view would entail that the natural law does not depend on God as legislator, whereas the latter voluntarist view would entail that acts are good simply because God wills them.
By emphasising objectivity, it reduced passions to a pendulum, arguing in intellectualist terms about what were deep emotions.