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  Rationalism is the philosophical view that reason is the source of all knowledge, a view attributed to Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz. (It contrasts with empiricism, the view that all knowledge derives from experience.) So, for example, some rationalists have held that, simply by using reason, we can know that God exists: revelation is unnecessary. If reason is the source of all knowledge, then everything that can be known including the natural world must be intelligible and rationally explicable. AJ

See also knowledge.



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