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  1. reductionistadjective

    of or relating to the theory of reductionism

    "reductionist arguments"

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  1. reductionistnoun

    an advocate of reductionism

  2. reductionistadjective

    of, or relating to reductionism

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  1. reductionist

    Reductionism is any of several related philosophical ideas regarding the associations between phenomena which can be described in terms of other simpler or more fundamental phenomena. It is also described as an intellectual and philosophical position that interprets a complex system as the sum of its parts.

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  1. reductionist

    A reductionist is someone who simplifies complex concepts, issues, or systems by reducing them to their constituent parts or basic elements, often in the belief that this makes them easier to understand or elucidate. In scientific terms, reductionism is the theory that every complex phenomenon can be explained by analyzing the simplest, most basic physical mechanisms that are in operation during the phenomenon.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reductionist in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reductionist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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