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OTHER WORDS FROM reductionismre·duc·tion·ist, noun, adjectivere·duc·tion·is·tic, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for reductionism
To some degree, a hopeful inclination toward reductionism is expressed in the very asking of the question of where life comes from.Why Physics Can’t Tell Us What Life Is - Issue 92: Frontiers|Jeremy England|October 21, 2020|Nautilus
This is a true and tried reductionism of the sort that’s served well in physics.A Physicist’s Approach to Biology Brings Ecological Insights|Gabriel Popkin|October 13, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The short version is that it seems on the one hand zoological and on the other hand reductionist.
Democrats tend to believe that the facts will set them free, and that spinning them is reductionist.Republicans Embrace Theatrics—It’s Time for Barack Obama to Do the Same|Sally Kohn|July 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And Gitlin's blanket assumption that being gay means who you 'sleep with' is reductionist bigotry.
The noteworthy difference: In this case, the reductionist rhetoric caricatures fervent supporters rather than staunch critics.
Literate language is a reductionist machine, which we use to look at the world from the perspective of our own experience.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin