Ra·​mism ˈrā-ˌmi-zəm How to pronounce Ramism (audio)
: the doctrines of Ramus based on opposition to Aristotelianism and advocacy of a new logic blended with rhetoric
Ramist noun or adjective

Word History


Petrus Ramus †1572 French philosopher

First Known Use

1710, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ramism was in 1710

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“Ramism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ramism. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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