scientific

(redirected from Scientificity)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

scientific

(sī′ən-tĭf′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or employing the methodology of science.

sci′en·tif′i·cal·ly adv.
References in periodicals archive ?
452-9) points out, makes it an important element of his demonstration of the scientificity of political economy.
Rausch dramatizes the reductiveness and ultimate irrationality of attempts to impose scientificity upon risk debates that are deeply co-implicated with normative and political concerns.
Indeed, most histories of science reproduce this myth by making other scientific traditions invisible because they do not meet the criteria of scientificity established by Western science (Castro-Gomez, 2007; Grosfoguel, 2010).
More generally, the scientific exploration of ghost-seeing experiences reveals the development of a modern sense of scientificity, which progresses from a subjective, affect-based framework into a technoscientific one favouring hard facts and laboratory experiments.
Among other issues, I found myself reminded of the somewhat absurd discussions over the scientificity of psychoanalysis, which occupied so much of the literature in the mid and late twentieth century, and which thus distracted so many of us from the more salient question: what sort of a science, and what sort of healing, is involved in psychoanalysis?
Susen insists that Bourdieu compels us to reflect upon the complexity of the various tasks intrinsic to the pursuit of a critical social science: the simultaneous commitment to scientific and political forms of knowledge production is not a straightforward enterprise, the social sciences in general and sociology in particular should be regarded as scientific endeavors, and there are good reasons to call the alleged scientificity of sociology into question.
Examples of deconstruction in education generally include Lather's (2006) deconstruction of the scientificity within educational research and Maclure's (2005) use of frivolity as a means of "discomposing the language of policy and thereby of unsettling its totalizing ambitions" (p.
On the basis of the above research and the correlative principle, such as scientificity, comparability, comprehensiveness, operability and expansibility, and combining with the actual conditions of agriculture in China, the paper proposes the indicator system as follows.
Post) Feminist Methodology: Getting Lost or a Scientificity We Can Bear to Learn From".
Even though Badiou and I disagree about the nature and status of the sciences and scientificity, nonetheless, in terms of certain aspects of my approach, I'm deeply indebted to him.
That scientificity that university discourse, connects with other such lexes in the poem, including "proctitis" (inflammation of the rectum, OED), "the common cold," "professional muscle," "dirty-minded dentist," the obvious "we know medical companies are interested" (50) and "more and more medicine," culminating in "Cell formations on file dead on DNA" (51).
Law's positivist conception of itself as neutral and objective, its claim to scientificity, represents a de-ideologisation of its experience and interpretation of events.

Full browser ?