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'''Rationalism''' is not synonymous with rationality. The two are often confused, but rationalists are actually empiricists. They are rational in the game theoretic and economic sense. The primary difference between rationalism and rationality is that rationalists use sensory information as the criteria for truth whereas rationalism uses reason itself.
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'''Rationalism''' is not synonymous with [[rationality]]. The two are often confused, but rationalists are actually empiricists. They are rational in the game theoretic and economic sense. The primary difference between rationalism and rationality is that rationalists use sensory information as the criteria for truth whereas rationalism uses reason itself.
  
 
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Revision as of 01:59, 5 September 2016

Rationalism is not synonymous with rationality. The two are often confused, but rationalists are actually empiricists. They are rational in the game theoretic and economic sense. The primary difference between rationalism and rationality is that rationalists use sensory information as the criteria for truth whereas rationalism uses reason itself.