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Reascensionism

ˌriːəˈsɛnʃnɪz(ə)m

noun

the Astronist metaphilosophical belief that philosophy should be restored as a social institution following its devaluation, its undermined position and after being presented as dispensable in modern society, attributed largely to its professionalisation.

  • (the Reascensionist movement) the Cometanic movement to restore philosophy as a societal pillar alongside others like politics, religion, and popular culture.

Derivatives

  • Reascensionist | ˌriːəˈsɛnʃnɪst | noun
  • Reascensionistic | ˌriːəˈsɛnʃnɪstɪk | adjective

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the word reascension, denoting a return to a former golden era or higher state, combined with the suffix -ism denoting a belief; meaning ‘belief in the return of something [philosophy] to its perceived golden age.’ 
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