systematizer


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sys·tem·a·tize

 (sĭs′tə-mə-tīz′)
tr.v. sys·tem·a·tized, sys·tem·a·tiz·ing, sys·tem·a·tiz·es
To put into a system; arrange according to a plan or scheme: "The aim of science is surely to amass and systematize knowledge" (V. Gordon Childe). See Synonyms at arrange.

sys′tem·a·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
sys′tem·a·tiz′er n.
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Noun1.systematizer - an organizer who puts things in order; "Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas"
arranger, organizer, organiser - a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise; "she was the organizer of the meeting"
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And if you descend into the bowels of the various leviathans, why there you will not find distinctions a fiftieth part as available to the systematizer as those external ones already enumerated.
Pere Teilhard de Chardin, the last European systematizer, had his enlightened conceptions worked out in Le Phenomene Humain suppressed by the Vatican.
A phenomenological Hegel, one who grasps the history of the arts, seems to win out over the systematizer.
Jelantik, himself a proficient theologian and eclectic intellectual, should not be regarded as a mere synthesizer and systematizer but rather as an author in his own right, aiming at implementing a well-defined doctrinal and moralistic agenda.
Here the great systematizer was Zhu Xi (1130-1200) and he too saw yin and yang as fundamental ordering principles, and could reify them in gendered terms: "To do wrong is unbecoming to a wife, and to do good is also unbecoming to a wife.
Reinhold is generally known as an early popularizer and would-be systematizer of Kant's critical philosophy, effectively becoming the first 'Kantian' philosopher when he took up the newly formed chair of 'critical philosophy' at the University of Jena in 1787.
7) Elements of Moral Science as well as the other textbooks revealed that Wayland was not an original or creative thinker in the American philosophical tradition but an accomplished systematizer, a kind of academic middleman who took the ideas of the major philosophers and great thinkers and translated them to students and a wider reading public.
Their works were extended by the physician Galen, who was not only skilled at dissecting animals but also, and more importantly, a great systematizer.
The first systematizer of this sort of literature was Ibn Saad (d.
I'm a canny reader, I hope, but I'm not a systematizer.
Probably the most widely recognized definition was proposed by rhetoric's great systematizer, Aristotle (384-322 BCE), who defined rhetoric as "the ability, in each [particular] case, to see the available means of persuasion.

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