Dogmatizer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dogmatizer One who dogmatizes; a bold asserter; a magisterial teacher.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dogmatizer One who dogmatizes; a bold asserter; a magisterial or authoritative teacher. Also spelled dogmatiser.
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Quotations

  • Sir William Osler
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    “The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.”
  • Samuel Johnson
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    “Some people wave their dogmatic thinking until their own reason is entangled.”
  • Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
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    “The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.”
  • Henry S. Canby
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    “Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism... the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the young.”
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    “A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.”

Usage

In literature:

And in enforcing this cardinal truth he is dogmatic and dictatorial, as a prophet and ambassador of the Most High should be.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume II" by John Lord
Dogmatism is responsible for introducing among men the horror of wars of religion.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII." by Arthur Mee
It is so easy to be dogmatic, so hard to be just.
"The New North" by Agnes Deans Cameron
But never dog was less dogmatic.
"Voices for the Speechless"
We are meeting dogmatism and superstition, not with impatience, but with truth.
"A Backward Glance at Eighty" by Charles A. Murdock
It is not a part of the dogmatic system of photoplay criticism.
"The Art Of The Moving Picture" by Vachel Lindsay
A dogmatic crucifixion of the natural instincts had been in progress there for two hundred years.
"Emerson and Other Essays" by John Jay Chapman
Even dogmatism is better than an appearance of wabbling.
"The Making of Arguments" by J. H. Gardiner
A dogmatic "yes" meets an equally dogmatic "no.
"Principles of Freedom" by Terence J. MacSwiney
Don't feed children on maudlin sentimentalism or dogmatic religion; give them nature.
"The California Birthday Book" by Various
How ludicrous the priest's dogmatic roar!
"The Freethinker's Text Book, Part II." by Annie Besant
After reading Dr. Johnson's works his conversation became sententious and dogmatic.
"The Parish Clerk (1907)" by Peter Hampson Ditchfield
We men of the West smile at the grotesque dogmatism of the Orientals; and yet we have no right to smile.
"The Ethics of Drink and Other Social Questions" by James Runciman
This is a very important question; and it must not be answered dogmatically.
"The Theory of the Theatre" by Clayton Hamilton
The religion of the live cotter is well seasoned with fear, malevolence and absurd dogmatism.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 5 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
The important thing for us to remember in our present ignorance is not to be dogmatic.
"The Whence and the Whither of Man" by John Mason Tyler
The dogmatic assertion of religious teachings we hold to be a serious evil, and dogma as such we cannot accept.
"Creed And Deed" by Felix Adler
He had no dogmatic prepossessions, and no professional fears.
"Recollections and Impressions" by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
Such a scrupulous confutation of self is to be expected as little from mystic visions as from arrogant dogmatism.
"Morals and the Evolution of Man" by Max Simon Nordau
The three stages are: the dogmatic stage; the skeptical stage; and the critical stage.
"Social Value" by B. M. Anderson
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In news:

Nix proposed FL amendments with dogmatic social agenda.
To a skeptic, the most remarkable aspect of Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has been how so flexible a politician can represent so dogmatic a party.
Push for dogmatic , unpopular social agenda cost Buerkle race.
Ann Marie Buerkle's loss was the result of her not representing her constituents, but instead pushing a dogmatic and unpopular social agenda.
PICAYUNE — To a skeptic, the most remarkable aspect of Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has been how so flexible a politician can represent so dogmatic a party.
Liberals' dogmatic belief in gun control is completely at odds with reality.
Fear the Randomly Dogmatic Boss and Colleagues.
How can I progress from ordinary sleep into slumbering dogmatically.
Tyler Cowen, responding to a question about whether deeply religious people tend to be generally dogmatic, says this.
I don't know of any systematic evidence, but often I favor portfolio models of dogmatism That is, most people have an internal psychological need to fulfill a "quota of dogmatism ".
The Open Mind Dogmatism Versus Civil Discourse PBS.
The Romney campaign is nothing if not dogmatic about staying on message.
But in his empiricism , his curiosity, his insistence on nuance, and his lack of dogmatism, Obama is indeed a sort of anti-Bush--and perhaps the best kind.
Are we really free if we are bound to dogmatic beliefs.
The conjunctive weight function is an equivalent representation of a non dogmatic belief function.
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In science:

After it’s publication in 1932, Von-Neumann’s theorem soon acquired the status of a dogmatic pronouncement against hidden variable theories.
Hidden Variables, Non Contextuality and Einstein-Locality in Quantum Mechanics
Development of inflationary cosmology demonstrates over and over again that it is dangerous to be dogmatic.
Recent Progress in Inflationary Cosmology
The present author has a rather non-dogmatic relation to these two statistical schools: both have their strength and their weaknesses, and depending upon the application, both may be useful. A more important issue is the distinction between statistical parameter and observation.
Towards quantum mechanics from a theory of experiments
This limitation is not a dogmatic matter, however, and formal verification techniques would easily find their way to the BCS SIGIST community if that were considered effective because BCS SIGIST may at any time redefine its mission in terms of software quality assurance if that is considered more appealing.
About Instruction Sequence Testing
Nobody expects this to happen in a pentagram experiment, but I am suggesting that we have as yet no reason to be dogmatic about the outcome of similar experiments for higher dimensional systems.
Gleason, Kochen-Specker, and a competition that never was
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