mechanistically mechanistically

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a mechanistic manner

Usage(s):

  • Today if you take the old civilizationwhich isn't working and you miniaturize the old knowledge, it will probably be done two ways, mechanistically and mystically.

Quotes

  1. Trichet said today that monetary policy wouldn't be guided by "a system of equations or of an algorithm which would mechanistically guide" interest-rate decisions.
    on Apr 26, 2004 By: Jean-Claude Trichet Source: Bloomberg

  2. "That's right, they do," Moreland says. "They're not conscious, but you can't explain the interaction of their parts mechanistically. You have to have a whole that is prior to the parts."
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: J. P. Moreland Source: Science & Religion Today (blog)

  3. "John has emphasized that the Taylor rule should not be applied mechanistically. The world is far too complicated for that," Bernanke said in remarks delivered by video link to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Ben Bernanke Source: USA Today

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