systematicity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From systematic +‎ -ity.

Noun[edit]

systematicity (uncountable)

  1. (now chiefly philosophy and linguistics) The state or quality of being systematic
    • 1845, J. L---y, “The Myths of 'Harmony'”, The Musical World, page 291: 
      The coincidence in modern tongues between harmony, as spoken of sounds, with any other concordance or systematicity— is one derived from ancient Greek sources and roots [] .
    • 2007 March 6, Andrew Sneddon, “The depths and shallows of psychological externalism”, Philosophical Studies, volume 138, number 3, DOI:10.1007/s11098-006-9058-8: 
      [] but it is reasonable to see a certain amount of causal and functional integration as a hallmark of systematicity.

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