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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The Party interpreted the incidents as extremism, namely the "excessive revolutionism towards the church.
Tromly chooses the ideological campaigns of late Stalinism (1946-53) to introduce the contradictory landscape of the postwar university, which featured the officially sanctioned coexistence of revolutionism (the students' tight inclusion within the pervasive structures of Soviet collectives) and traditionalism (the alternative models of sociability of the research seminars run by the old professors).
Indeed, Constance Bantman's research undermines the traditional opposition in trade union history between British reformism and French revolutionism.
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.
The author recognises the years 1848-1863 as a transitional stage, key in the evolution of democratic revolutionism towards anarchism, whose background was relevant not only to Bakunin, but to disappointment with the West and the growth of anti-statism and pan-Slavic sympathies.
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.
How and what would benefit revolutionism and internationalism by those who cannot benefit their nations?
Bellamy's vision was overtly radical at a time when Kautsky and Bebel were trying to cool overheated expectations among the rank and file and focus on political reform yet, rhetorically, still adhere to revolutionism.