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1. Reliance on reason as the best guide for belief and action.
2. Philosophy The theory that the exercise of reason, rather than experience, authority, or spiritual revelation, provides the primary basis for knowledge.
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|Noun||1.||rationalist - someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes|
nonreligious person - a person who does not manifest devotion to a deity
logical positivist - someone who maintains that any statement that cannot be verified empirically is meaningless
|Adj.||1.||rationalist - of or relating to or characteristic of rationalism; "rationalist philosophy"|