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mechanistic

adjective
(1) Determined or characterised by physical properties.
(2) Referring to the philosophical reduction of processes and phenomena in the universe to physical and deterministic causality.
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In many ways, atomistic and mechanistic models misrepresent nature, such as what life is, growth, or human consciousness.
This kind of mechanistic explanation has risen almost to the level of being taken as heuristic in these fields, but this is because its assumptions have never been deeply examined.
Milkowski's account of mechanistic explanation recognizes the role of context: the contextual level of a mechanistic explanation characterizes the mechanism's interaction with the environment.
Therefore, it is easy to estimate the initial values of the parameters of Mechanistic model and it is possible to calculate in 95% confidence intervals.
Mechanistic solidarity has emerged as a more effective means to mobilize people and resources.
The mechanistic pattern of thinking has become more and more dominant in human epistemological field with the development of modern science.
The article will serve as a peer-reviewed reference for citing the spreadsheet or the two kinds of magnitude-based inference described herein: mechanistic and clinical.
If the three works that preceded Soft Materials are structural in their self-reflexivity, thereby aligning themselves with the mechanistic pole of Martin's dyad, the two that she has made subsequently avail themselves of rudimentary narrative, drama, and even myth.
Silber needn't worry that the mechanistic thesis poses a threat.
Practically the building would need to function efficiently as a hospital, however experientially a mechanistic machine for treating people in was far from what was required.
The journal's main emphasis is on recent scientific developments in all areas related to supportive cancer therapy including clinical research and mechanistic aspects of supportive care and the integration of various approaches to therapy and cancer care.
He can discuss a vocal issue from any angle: historic, traditional, scientific, empirical, mechanistic, past, present and future.