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reductionism

an erroneous belief that complex situations may be explained by reducing them to their component parts and explaining these.
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'Still most queries about Marx's opinion on nation and nationalism revolve around economic reductionism and class struggle due to which they also made all of Marx's theories look like they were based on just economic reductionism and class struggle,' he said before going on to look at how other thinkers and philosophers such as Lenin, Stalin, Karl Kautsky, Tom Narin, Ephraim Nimni, Johann Gottfried Herder, Pierre Girand, Rosa Luxemburg, etc, looked at nation and nationalism.
Complexity in biology: exceeding the limits of reductionism and determinism using complexity theory.
Reductionism and nonreductionism differ about whether moral properties and scientific properties are identical.
Locke's essentialism leads to reductionism, the ontology of contemporary science: 'What constitutes a thing is an inner constitution of parts that is independent of any other thing, and from which the properties (qualities and powers) that we experience empirically flow' (p.
Hardy provides a detailed history of "prevention" in western medicine and highlights the individualization of users of health care as being underpinned by the reductionism of the medical model.
Through examining facets of the way of science and the way of Jesus, my intention is to uncover situations in which reductionism seems to have had the final word in our current context.
According to Woese, biologists have come increasingly to realize the limits of the reductionism that accompanied the rise of molecular biology.
Causality topics here vary from ancient Greek philosophy, reductionism, or speculations on the deity to technical explanations involving X-rays.
There was a strong undertone of philosophy to her comedy, which I'd have to call illogical reductionism (if there is such a thing.
She describes as "catechetical reductionism" the Tridentine tradition that made revelation marketable, universal, and stable.
To be sure, Gazzaniga, an eminent professor of psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, resists the cruder forms of reductionism that figure in too many discussions of the implications of neuroscience.
However, these rights-based models are overly simplistic, embracing what is known as "reductionism." George Engel made a landmark contribution to medicine when he argued against biological reductionism.