Definition of fideist in English:

fideist

noun

  • See fideism

    • ‘Through analyses of William James, Alvin Plantinga, Aquinas, Kant and Kierkegaard, Evans argues that responsible fideists employ reason to conclude that reason is limited.’
    • ‘Is the Reformed epistemologist perforce a fideist?’
    • ‘But this tendency, which the 19th century dubbed fideism, took various forms, and to understand Hobbes's theology we need to see the difference between him and the fideists.’
    • ‘The former is called a fideist, one who believes in God purely on faith.’
    • ‘This omission is, I suspect, tied to Naugle's less than satisfactory presentation of Wittgenstein, whom he dismisses as a relativist and fideist.’