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  • anti-intellectualist — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ˌ noun ( s) : one given to anti intellectualism …   Useful english dictionary

  • anti-intellectualist — an·ti in·tel·lec·tu·al·ist …   English syllables

  • anti-intellectual — anti intellectualism, n. anti intellectualistic, adj. anti intellectuality, n. /an tee in tl ek chooh euhl, an tuy /, n. 1. a person opposed to or hostile toward intellectuals and the modern academic, artistic, social, religious, and other… …   Universalium

  • Anti-intellectualism — describes a sentiment of hostility towards, or mistrust of, intellectuals and intellectual pursuits. This may be expressed in various ways, such as attacks on the merits of science, education, art, or literature.Anti intellectuals often perceive… …   Wikipedia

  • BEATITUDE — (Heb. הַצְלָחָה, haẓlaḥah; osher), the blissful state of the soul in the World to Come (olam ha ba ) that constitutes the ultimate end of human life. Medieval Jewish philosophy fused rabbinic religious ethics and eschatology with the teleological …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Reason — • Article discussing various definitions of the term Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Reason     Reason     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • TORAH — (Heb. תּוֹרָה). The Term Torah is derived from the root ירה which in the hifil conjugation means to teach (cf. Lev. 10:11). The meaning of the word is therefore teaching, doctrine, or instruction ; the commonly accepted law gives a wrong… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Constantin Rădulescu-Motru — (born Constantin Rădulescu, he added the surname Motru in 1892; February 15, 1868–March 6, 1957) was a Romanian philosopher, psychologist, sociologist, logician, academic, dramatist, as well as centre left nationalist politician with a noted anti …   Wikipedia

  • idealism — /uy dee euh liz euhm/, n. 1. the cherishing or pursuit of high or noble principles, purposes, goals, etc. 2. the practice of idealizing. 3. something idealized; an ideal representation. 4. Fine Arts. treatment of subject matter in a work of art… …   Universalium

  • Shapiro, Karl — ▪ 2000       American poet and critic (b. Nov. 10, 1913, Baltimore, Md. d. May 14, 2000, New York, N.Y.), won attention early in his career as a writer of technically accomplished verse but later, particularly after he attacked the modernist… …   Universalium

  • Covering Islam — is a 1981 book written by Palestinian author Edward Said about how the world views Islam. Said describes the book as the third and last in a series of books (the first two were Orientalism and The Question of Palestine) in which he analyzes the… …   Wikipedia