intellectualism

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Etymology[edit]

intellectual +‎ -ism.

Noun[edit]

intellectualism (countable and uncountable, plural intellectualisms)

  1. The use or development of the intellect.
  2. (philosophy) The doctrine that knowledge is derived from pure reason.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (doctrine that knowledge is derived from pure reason): rationalism

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