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Ramism

the doctrines of Pierre de la Ramée (Ramus), who opposed scholasticism and the dialectics of Aristotle. — Ramist, n., adj.
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The thesis of this essay is that this lack of potency is to do with a distorted intellectual culture which started under the influence of Ramism and which continued in subsequent mainstream politics and academia.
On the one hand, Fraunce's The Shepherds' Logic was a relevant reflection on the arts of discourse in early modern England, and one that bears witness to the history of Ramism in that country, inseparable as well from the output of authors such as Roland MacIlmaine and Dudley Fenner.
It has been argued that this attention to structure in early modern tongue treatises revealed the influence of Ramism (Vienne-Guerrin, introduction xxviii).
By means of his teachings, collectively known as Ramism today, he set out to reform the existing educational programme and to shake the humanistic world view.
(15) On the intellectual basis of Ramism and its influence, see,
This new visual orientation toward space had many benefits, as seen in the growth of modern science, as well as drawbacks, as seen in intellectual trends such as Ramism, where the intangibles of human judgment are represented by the schematic arrangement of concepts on tidy printed charts.
Traninger, The Secret of Success: Ramism and Lullism as Contending Methods, en S.
(31) Marlowe's familiarity with Ramism from his days at Cambridge would, Guillory argues, create a perception of Ramus as a reformer, "but not exactly a Protestant reformer" (720).
What interested Ong was change: how an established method--Scholastic logic, for example--could be displaced and replaced by Ramism, for example, and what might remain constant in the face of change.
He was known as an opponent of Ramism and was involved in a series of intense controversies stoked by the positions of Daniel Hoffmann (for instance, on truth in philosophy and theology; on the Lord's Supper); logic and metaphysics are intertwined aspects of Martini's teaching, and the manuscripts of his lectures held in Wolfenbuttel (Herzog August Bibliothek) allow Pozzo to reconstruct a series of important discussions concerning fundamental logical issues that also have metaphysical implications.
YATES, THE ART OF MEMORY (ROUTLEDGE & KEGAN PAUL, 1966) A history of the methods used to call things to mind, including Giordano Bruno's astrological memory systems; the techniques used by Greek orators; the memory theater of Robert Fludd; and Lullism and Ramism. If you paint on your ceiling everything in the world, you will remember it all in the morning, as you will see from this book.
His thesis director, a young Marshall McLuhan, introduced him to the New Criticism, to the history and role of the trivium in medieval education (the topic of the dissertation that McLuhan worked on during those years), and to "Perry Miller's work on Ramism in The New England Mind: The 17th Century." (1) After ordination, Ong went to Harvard for advanced studies in English with Miller.