revolutionism


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revolutionism

(ˌrɛvəˈluːʃənˌɪzəm)
n
1. a belief in revolution or revolutionary ideas
2. the state of being revolutionary

revolutionism

the state of being revolutionary. — revolutionary, revolutionist, n.revolutional, revolutionary, adj.
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Noun1.revolutionism - a belief in the spread of revolutionary principles
belief - any cognitive content held as true
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Unlike the political Islamist mentality, the traditional moderate Islamic mentality has as its most distinctive characteristic a disapproval of revolutionism, radicalism, marginality and violence.
What is striking in regard to Lukacs's career is that these books bridge his movement from neo-Kantianism to an immersion in Marxism, and from a relatively contemplative intellectual stance to communist revolutionism.
From a slightly different perspective, we could ask if Thompson was merely reiterating the prejudice of English artisans and skilled labourers when he made the distinction between their "sophisticated political Radicalism" and the Irish's "more primitive and excitable revolutionism.
What is most needed in these times--perhaps in all times--is the truth that condemns, point-blank, the spirit of the age, and gives no quarter to its dominant errors; and nothing can be more fatal than to seek to effect a compromise with them, or to form an alliance with what is called liberalism--a polite name for sedition, rebellion, and revolutionism.
Although Fromm does argue that Marcuse's lack of formal psychoanalytic training crimps Marcuse's theory, Fromm's critique of Eros centers upon its rejection of a forward-thinking revolutionism in favor of psychological regression that hampers revolutionary change.
19) Having spent four months in Belfast while writing the Translation, Elizabeth Hamilton no doubt encountered attitudes to revolutionism, colonialism, and imperialism vastly different from those of the British political scene.