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Abstract: The term dogmatism first appeared as the opposite of antique skepticism, later as a critical label for pre-Enlightenment schools of metaphysics. Through German Idealism “dogmatism” slowly be…

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Hartmut von Sass, “Dogmatism”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 24 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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