What Is Traditionalism, What Does It Mean?July 1, 2021
Traditionalism is the general name of the teachings that find the truth in the past or miss the past. Traditionalism in general is the name of all the teachings that miss and praise the past, from Hesiod to Rousseau.
Gabriel de Tarde (1843-1904), who defended the traditions and beliefs of the past and regarded their weakening as a temporary crisis, from Catholic thinkers who were against the enlightenment especially in France, De Bonald (1754), who found the beginning of all kinds of knowledge in a primitive intuition and especially considered the church tradition the criterion of truth -1840) and the teachings of Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821) are called by this name.
The way of living in accordance with the habits is also characterized by traditionalism in the folk language. This idiom has been defined as “an attitude or doctrine that adopts, respects, supports social institutions and beliefs only because they have been inherited from the past, and deems new cultural elements unworthy.”