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or·gan·i·cist

(ōr-gan'i-sist),
One who believes in, or subscribes to the views of, organicism.
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Organicists, by contrast, reject the idea that there is a single true account of the American Revolution in favor of a multiplicity of 'equally compelling conceptions." Rather than unequivocally celebrating the founding, they view it as an incomplete project in the quest for political equality.
Steps (1) through 7(a) are generally what is referred to as the Baldwin effect ([8], but see Appendix C), which was Baldwin's primary means of differentiating the Organicists from other perspectives (Figure 1).
(59) Matless, Landscape and Englishness, on the differences between planner-preservationists and organicists.
Indeed, individual behaviors had to be functional in order to meet the needs of the organicist ambience they were forced to keep in balance and develop.
The organicist notion of the human clouds analysis, but the notion of the human may be inevitably organicist.
b) in ethics and praxiology, John Dewey's Democratic Ethics (1888) insisted on the concept of democracy as a way of life and on the possibility of educating citizens according to an enlightened principle of communitarian democracy; it is significant that, even during his early years, Dewey notices the shortcomings of mass procedural democracy, emphasising upon an organicist view of democracy (i.e., a notion of democracy conceived analogically to the general functioning of a body) and upon the idea that democratic order represents an "ethical ideal of humanity".
The organicist cultural schema has its origins in Plato's concept of Organicism.
A few sentences later he concedes that Read, in Form in Modern Poetry, does discuss the organicist aspects arising from a writer's exploration of poetic form as such.
The concept of complex dynamical systems is the starting point for their enactivism model of consciousness that supports the "organicist" and "self-organizational" approaches which counter passive paradigms of mentality.
The organicist world view emphasizes integrative holism and the long-term, teleological development of systems.
(51) An episode in the early education of the protagonist reveals how normalized processes of subjection are doubly naturalized in an organicist society.
Inquiry ranges from Philip Dine's analysis of the ideological construction of French Algeria to Keith David Watenpaugh's reading of the political ambiguity of collaboration in mandate Syria between 1920 and 1946 to Elisa Camiscioli's discussion of intersecting organicist and assimilationist metaphors in interwar-year French immigration discourse.