functionalist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n functionalist an adherent of functionalism
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Usage

In literature:

The nature of the functionalistic limitation of thought is well expressed in the words 'special' and 'specific.
"John Dewey's logical theory" by Delton Thomas Howard
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In science:

This connection is similar to a functionalist account of consciouness.
Quantum theory and the role of mind in nature
This approach is particularly well suited to describe evolution from a functionalist perspective, where the category of utility is the one that drives the dynamics.
Viability of an elementary syntactic structure in a population playing Naming Games
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