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tr.v. for·mal·ized, for·mal·iz·ing, for·mal·iz·es
1. To give a definite form or shape to.
a. To make formal.
b. To give formal standing or endorsement to; make official or legitimate by the observance of proper procedure.

for′mal·iz′a·ble adj.
for′mal·i·za′tion (-mə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
for′mal·iz′er n.




able to be formalized
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Moreover: whereas Newton's 'aether' was meant to be somehow 'integrated' into a mathematically formalisable system of far-ranging universal forces, Hegel's 'aether' was not compatible with such kind of 'mechanistic' ideas.
Why are we, to put it more generally, attracted to the fascinating domain of text; the autonomy, meaning, interpretation of the text; the consistency, coherence, unity, totality of the text; to the abstract, the formalisable, the analysable, to the said, the measured, the explained, articulated, elaborated, demystified, the laid bare, the body of the text?
That was what really underlay the notion of expert system--that 'intelligence' was formalisable, and that the techniques to make intelligence digital were ready, available and easy to use:
In another book about deconstruction and cultural studies, Gary Hall is clear on the point that deconstruction is not about to comprehend cultural studies, and that this non-comprehension is structural and formalisable in terms of responsibility.