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Definition of Organismic

What does Organismic mean?


  1. of or relating to or belonging to an organism (considered as a whole)
    • example: the organismic theory of the state
    • synonym of organismic: organismal

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Psychological Assessment (2002)

by Rocio Fernandez-Ballesteros

The 'what' of developmental assessment is traditionally determined by organismic and mechanistic developmental theories, models or constructs. These connect the behavioural past to the present as qualitatively different steps or stages ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Education and Human Development (2005)

by Stephen J. Farenga, Daniel Ness

The organismic worldview can be described by several characteristics. First, unlike the mechanistic, Lockean worldview, the organismic worldview identifies humans as inherently active agents in the world. The basic structure of their nature is ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology (2011)

by Shane J. Lopez

The completion principle is the foundation of a number of cognitive-emotional processing models in the posttraumatic stress literature, and within the organismic valuing theory, the completion principle is viewed as an aspect of the organismic ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Systems and Cybernetics (2004)

by Charles François

“The so-called "organismic analogy” which has graced social and political theory (off and on) ever since Plato, has reemerged in evolutionary biology in recent years as a way of characterizing key properties of social organization in the natural ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Political Theory (2010)

by Mark Bevir

Schematically, we might distinguish at least four types of systems thinking: hard systems, organismic systems, soft systems, and critical systems. First, hard systems thinking arose in operations research methods and engineering design, where ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology, Five-Volume Set (2008)

During this period, the two dominant and competing ecological paradigms were the organismic (e.g., Clements) and individualistic (e.g., Gleason) views. The organismic approach held that communities and ecosys— tems were discernible  ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Social Work (2008)

4 Volume Set by Terry Mizrahi, Larry Davis

KEY WORDS: age and stage theory; contextual model; diversity; ecological system theory; life-span theory; life-course perspective; mechanistic model; organismic model; plasticity; universality This overview addresses various models and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Peace Education (2008)

by Monisha Bajaj

The Concept of Worldview Worldview has been variably defined, often within three different frameworks: mechanistic, organismic, and contextualistic. • The mechanistic worldview sees both the individual and the world, as well as the dynamics ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Confucianism: N-Z (2005)

by Rodney Leon Taylor

Organismic Process Used by Frederick Mote to describe the Confucian cosmogony, the phrase "organismic process" suggests a sponte- neous creation without a separate creator. It stresses the interconnections among all things as measured ...

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