What is Greek rationalism?
Greek Rationalism A secularizing system of scientific and philosophic thought that developed in classical Greece in the period 600 BCE to 300 BCE; it emphasized the power of education and human reason to understand the world in nonreligious terms
Who is a rationalist person?
adjective If you describe someone as rationalist, you mean that their beliefs are based on reason and logic rather than emotion or religion
What is rationalism in simple words?
Rationalism is the view that reasoning by itself is a source of knowledge or proof Rationalist philosophers believe that all knowledge can be understood through a process of reasoning, without any external sources
What is natural belief?
Hume’s doctrine of natural belief allows that certain beliefs are justifiably held by all men without regard to the quality of the evidence which may be produced in their favour Examples are belief in an external world and belief in the veracity of our senses
How do you justify your beliefs?
Epistemic coherentism – Beliefs are justified if they cohere with other beliefs a person holds, each belief is justified if it coheres with the overall system of beliefs Infinitism – Beliefs are justified by infinite chains of reasons
Why do we need to believe in God?
Believing that God has a plan helps people regain some sense of control, or at least of acceptance Another motivational factor is self-enhancement If you live in a society where religion is prized, it’s in your best interest to say you believe, whether you truly do or not
Is God really in control?
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