dogmatical


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characterized by assertion of unproved or unprovable principles

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I have not named Atheism, for as I doubt whether (e) there be any in the World that are perfectly dogmatical Atheists, so if they (f) are, the error is not so much in their will as it is in their understanding & Judgment: But he that either beleives or but (g) suspects there is a God, & wisheth there were none that he might not be within the reach of his power, but might offend with impunity is a hater of God; (12)
He added that "Greeley will be just as abusive, dogmatical, as ever under his new nom de plume of the Tribune association.
A commission had been appointed to make the necessary preparations for the dogmatical decision, and this commission had thought it expedient to request the scholarly Fr Carlo Passaglia, a professor of dogmatic theology, to produce for insertion into the Bull a document which would be (in Moran's words) 'an elaborate and as far as possible complete exposition of the doctrinal grounds on which the Catholic doctrine rested'--that is, a scholarly justification for the bull.
but a sincere regard for the Church of Christ, and an insuperable objection to every degree of dogmatical intolerance" Watson continues to argue that he would hold the New Testament in his hand and say to those who questioned his belief: "Here is the foundation of truth.
As Tocqueville wrote in Democracy in America, "[U]nder no circumstances will dogmatical belief cease to exist.
analogical extensions or enlargements (such as judgmatical [judgment x dogmatical]) because (i)judgmatical does not imply the meaning of dogmatical and, thus, no semantic fusion has occurred and (ii) such forms are "generally unintentional" whereas blends are "often conscious or intentional" (1914: 7); however, on the same page, she acknowledges that neither criterion is failsafe;
It is in morals and manners what the experimental is in natural philosophy, as opposed to the dogmatical method.