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  • noun A follower of Ramism.


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  • Linguistic values and religious experiences: An analysis of clothing metaphors in Alexander Richardson's Ramist-Puritan lectures on speech, "Speech is a garment to cloath our reason."

    American Rhetoric - Christian Rhetoric Scholarly Reference Guide

  • Because Ramist logic made possible a more concise presentation of different questions, it proved more advantageous than scholasticism to Protestant theologians, who began to set out their doctrines in the form of loci or brief passages on a specific topic.

    Petrus Ramus

  • Logic, according to the Ramist and Stoic perspective, is a part of philosophy.

    Petrus Ramus

  • Therefore, to understand the development of Ramist logic, we have to pay attention to this scholastic background, as well as to Cicero, who played a key role in the advance of humanist logic.

    Petrus Ramus

  • Although his followers preferred to call their philosophy Socratic rather than Ramist, in order to avoid the accusation of slavish trust in his authority, this tactic was not very successful.

    Petrus Ramus

  • Yet, at the same time, he emphatically declared that every adherent of Ramist philosophy must swear to the principle of libertas philosophandi, the freedom to philosophize.

    Petrus Ramus

  • Institutio (though the discussion of demonstration in Book IV has clear Ramist debts).

    Pierre Gassendi

  • The same may not be said for his Ramist conception.

    Pierre Gassendi

  • Since he had imposed order on the quotations, he expressed his own thought, following the strict rules of Ramist logic, through the authority of the ancients.

    Justus Lipsius

  • The Baconian conception of scientific method, despite all that is distinctive about it, still moves on the terrain of the Ramist definition of dispo - sitio as apta inventarum rerum collocatio.



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