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But after undergoing a transforming inner experience, and returning to the pietist
faith of his earlier years, he set out to attack the ideals and values at the core of
the rationalist tradition, and transmuted them into something like their opposites.
Utilitarianism, sober observation, experiment, mathematical reasoning,
rationalism, common sense, the astonishing achievements and constructions of
scientific reason — the true glory of humanity since the seventeenth century -
these were ...
Ramat, Rafaello, 31, 42 Ranke, Leopold von, 30 Rathenau, Walther, 280
rationalism, see reason Raymond, E. T. (pseudonym of Edward Raymond
Thompson), 270 reality, cohesion of, xviii, xix, 61, 68-70, 80, 301-2; conflict with
ideal, 68-9; ...
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