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- adj. Pertaining to functionalism.
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Being a survivor people, we look very much for the functionalistic aspect of things -- we want things to work, and if they work well, and also look good, then we're home free.
This leaves little time for research (I teach in the social sciences/humanities), and what research there is often comes funded by the government and as a result is policy oriented, functionalistic and un-engaged with theoretical and methodological questions in the field.
Then we will look at how often Dan does what he claims Christians do, that of referring to concepts "out there" as if they have reality, something he can't do inside his functionalistic naturalistic materialism.