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  • noun Plural form of schematism.


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  • The same may be said of their many schematisms, some of which have already been mentioned.


  • Not only solidarity then, but also colours, which Zeno called 'the first schematisms' of matter were regarded as due to the mysterious agency of air.

    Guide to Stoicism

  • He could talk about concepts and categories and schematisms without losing his head amongst those metaphysical heights.

    Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)

  • Here we have the _necessity_ which is indispensable to all geometrical demonstration: it is a necessity founded in our human organ, which cannot admit or conceive a space, unless as preconforming to these original forms or schematisms.

    The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey—Vol. 1 With a Preface and Annotations by James Hogg

  • They must be capable of living up to expectations: education must not only teach or transmit, but also open up thought; education must make sure that thought is not locked up in rigid schematisms and automatisms, but always leaves open a horizon for new actualizations.

    Eurozine articles


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