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  • n. Plural form of holist.

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Examples

  • Incompatible with the claims of the new holists, relativity not only supports the reductionist view - it makes it mandatory!

    Victor Stenger: The Myth of Quantum Consciousness

  • Now that the results are in, the new holists argue that relativity must yield, since quantum mechanics provides a mechanism by which signals can move faster than light.

    Victor Stenger: The Myth of Quantum Consciousness

  • This is usually tendentious, since there are very few social scientists who describe themselves as methodological holists.

    Methodological Individualism

  • People can be oriented toward the present in three ways: as present hedonists, present fatalists, and present holists.

    The Time Paradox

  • OK, so I was wierd - but why shouldn't holists like me, who want the big picture, a map with a few broad features, as a framework for our own reading and exploring, be catered for in the system?

    In the Annals of "I Could Have Told You That" Research

  • Moreover, while Plato does prescribe a course of study in the Republic designed to promote one's dialectical abilities, and while it is agreed by both holists and intuitionists, those who allow for atomic or acquaintance-like knowledge of a Form, that the same Forms are the basic objects of knowledge, it does not follow that Plato thinks that there is only one way to secure knowledge of the Forms.

    Plato's Middle Period Metaphysics and Epistemology

  • To suggest a 'split' between code-based 'mechaniks' (the game developers) and esoteric holists (academics) is rather silly.

    Game Studies at GDC, Part 2

  • These metaphors would remind one of the language of the famous holists of all time, such as Teilhard de Chardin, Karl Jaspers, Josiah Royce and Heidegger.

    Teilhard, Jaspers, Royce, Heidegger and Sri Aurobindo

  • Generally speaking, writers employing the organismic paradigm of growth — and these tend to coincide with the “holists” — have acknowledged the significance of persistence.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The participation of holists can potentially negatively affect the other participants.

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