Aristotle expressly states that a sufficient development of mechanistic technology would abrogate slavery.
This explains, in some measure, the mechanistic tendencies of physiology.
He took over the mechanistic principle and handled it as never a man had done before; he became the mechanizer of the world.
As in the mechanistic hypothesis, here again it is supposed that all is given.
Moreover, the mechanistic view, where all is "given," is quite inadequate to explain the facts.
They had only the mechanistic world of their ships—which were vehicles, not a land.
Hence the schools of thought called vitalistic and mechanistic.
The facts in their isolation, taken as complete in themselves, are not mechanistic.
In fact, the reversed film of the cinematograph may be regarded as the reductio ad absurdum of the mechanistic hypothesis.
Perhaps it is not clear what I mean by "the mechanistic outlook."
mechanistic mech·a·nis·tic (měk'ə-nĭs'tĭk)
Of or relating to the philosophy of mechanism, especially one that tends to explain phenomena only by reference to physical or biological causes.