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systematisation

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. etc. See systematization, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale

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Examples

  • One such systematisation is to find out the ultimate constituents of matter.

    Forces

  • The indeterminacy of the relations between commonsense impartiality and other ethical considerations means that commonsense impartiality resists the kind of systematisation that moral theory demands.

    Bernard Williams

  • But the immediate consequence of "systematisation" will be to deprive the rural population of the last traces of economic independence.

    'Razing Romania'

  • Of course, Williams also opposes utilitarianism because of the particular kind of systematisation that it is ” namely, a manifestation of the morality system.

    Bernard Williams

  • You seem to think this is a sophisticated philosophy, but to the Elders of Sodom it appears risibly simplistic -- practically crude and ignorant in its systematisation of potential human behaviour into a set of axioms bearing little relation to reality, and all of these articulated in a one note modality of "must" and "must not," judging this action a virtue to be proud of, that one a vice to be ashamed of.

    An Open Letter to John C. Wright

  • The treaty was therefore an effective device for the systematisation of a multifaceted backlash8 against the unarmed partisan movement.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • What this model offers, I think, is a more symmetrical systematisation of the transformative process (es) of narrative.

    More on Narrative

  • Fear, fury, desire, shame -- the whole philosophy of the religious moralist is simply an abstraction, systematisation and indoctrination of emotional reactions as so-called moral principles.

    Duncan Does Deus

  • Quine accepts platonism because he takes it to be the scientifically sanctioned interpretation of mathematics: in his view, the mathematics contained in the best systematisation of science is platonic.

    Naturalism in the Philosophy of Mathematics

  • For example, Quine accepts the theorem if and only if it is part of the best systematisation of science (which it is assuming that the principles from which it is deduced and the logic by which it is deduced from those principles are).

    Naturalism in the Philosophy of Mathematics

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