- n a theory that all complex systems can be completely understood in terms of their components
- n the analysis of complex things into simpler constituents
- Bank balance sheets are so complex that applying one set of measures for all of them is irresponsible reductionism, these analysts argued.
- Even for the casually religious, such seeming reductionism can rankle.
- A resistance to reductionism, however, does not warrant taking refuge in scientific Luddism, the view that science has nothing at all to tell us about human personality.
- Cardinal Francis George in Times of Malta
May the Shoah be a warning for all against forgetfulness, denial or reductionism, because violence committed against one single human being is violence against all,the Pope said.
- Pope Pius XII in AFP
The German pope, 81, said he was in "full and indisputable solidarity" with the Jewish people, and added: "The Shoah (Holocaust) should be a warning for all against forgetting, denial and reductionism."
- Pope Benedict XVI in Ø¢ÙƒÙŠ
May the Shoah be for everyone an admonition against oblivion, negation and reductionism, because violence against a single human being is violence against all,said Benedict.