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rationalism -- as in: rationalism v. empiricism
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • They, the impotent mystics, struggling to escape the responsibility of reason, had known that he, the rationalist, had undertaken to serve their whims.

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  • Immanuel Kant attempted to integrate rationalism and empiricism.
  • Though a proponent of rationalism, Leibniz noted that "we are all mere Empirics in three fourths of our actions."

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