Adhering only to principles which are true a priori, rather than truths based on evidence or deduction.
Pertaining to dogmas; doctrinal.
Asserting dogmas or beliefs in a superior or arrogant way; opinionated, dictatorial.
One of an ancient sect of physicians who went by general principles; opposed to the empiric.
Practical, concerned with making decisions and actions that are useful in practice, not just theory.
“The sturdy furniture in the student lounge was pragmatic, but unattractive.”
philosophical; dealing with causes, reasons, and effects, rather than with details and circumstances; said of literature.