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organicism

[ȯr′gan·ə‚siz·əm]
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The aesthetic, like its companion formalism, it was argued, is derived by the high modernist from the cult of organicism that shaped nineteenth-century romanticism.
Chapter 3, "Organic Constitutions: History," is a tour de force that extends the application of Locke's empirical organicism to historical discourse by contrasting teleological and "purposive" idealist designs of history with an approach governed by "circumspect empirical curiosity" (68).
It seems appropriate, then, that I end my response with a sequence of quotes from the pamphlet that accompanied Luis Jacob's Documenta video installation, 'A Dance for Those of Us Whose Hearts Have Turned to Ice', to clarify how organicism comingles with anarchism in the abstract art Read supported: (13)
Ruth Solie, "The Living Work: Organicism and Musical Analysis," 19th-Century Music 4, no.
The metaphor of organicism provides a vista onto another central aspect of Simms's representation of social order: the possibility of reversal within a hierarchical order, or what social anthropologist Louis Dumont terms the "encompassing of the contrary.
Waterman argues that the particular type of Christian organicism underlying recent papal documents is, ultimately, incompatible with free markets (as well as with democracy and pluralism).
The second chapter looks closely at three fundamental themes: naturalism, organicism, and authoritarianism.
As was evident from his early The Proper Sphere of Government (1843) up to his mature The Man versus the State (1884), Spencer's organicism was immediately bent in an anti-statist direction, and closely approximated to the model of economic organization, which was identified as the "all-essential" one.
If, to paraphrase Emile Faguet's ironical critique of social organicism, the individual is a foot in the social organism (Le liberalisme [Paris: Societe Francaise d'Imprimerie et de Librairie, 1902], p.
In other words, there is still more to be said, but this study is nonetheless an essential contribution to the ongoing interpretation of a composition that is, arguably, the most memorable confrontation yet achieved between organicism and its nemesis.
In subsequent chapters Giencke's main works are tied to the developing theme, which embraces great twentieth-century topics such as the myth of glass, the myth of the machine, organicism, aperspectivity and more.
All three countercultural generations contributed to this myth of ethnic organicism by refusing to acknowledge, in one way or another, the real problems of the Hispanics and Indians of Taos, whose communities were increasingly divided, impoverished, and marginalized by tourism, real estate development, and interethnic tension.