Origin of formalism
Related Words for formalisticabstract, theoretical, hypothetical, imaginative, metaphysical, intellectual, vague, academic, philosophical, logical, analytical, speculative, skeletal, constitutional, architectural, basic, anatomical, precise, solemn, explicit
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Historical Examples of formalistic
In a dry, formalistic way, Primrose asked: "My dear brother, are you prepared for the great change!"Letters of Peregrine Pickle
George P. Upton
Broadly speaking, these divide themselves into two main branches, the Formalistic and the Naturalesque.
The Formalistic schools, led by the Ikenobos, aimed at a classic idealism corresponding to that of the Kano-academicians.
We should like to call this school the Natural in contradistinction to the Naturalesque and Formalistic schools.
- the mathematical or logical structure of a scientific argument as distinguished from its subject matter
- the notation, and its structure, in which information is expressed