Ramism

noun
Ra·​mism | \ ˈrā-ˌmi-zəm How to pronounce Ramism (audio) \

Definition of Ramism

: the doctrines of Ramus based on opposition to Aristotelianism and advocacy of a new logic blended with rhetoric

Other Words from Ramism

Ramist \ ˈrā-​mist How to pronounce Ramist (audio) \ noun or adjective

First Known Use of Ramism

1710, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ramism

Petrus Ramus †1572 French philosopher

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“Ramism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ramist. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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