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v. di·chot·o·mized, di·chot·o·miz·ing, di·chot·o·miz·es
To separate into two parts or classifications.
To be or become divided into parts or branches; fork.

di·chot′o·mist (-mĭst) n.
di·chot′o·mi·za′tion (-mĭ-zā′shən) n.
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The yin-yang model of inquiry has further engendered examinations of the impact of the Western dichotomist interpretive framework on indigenous approaches that generate concepts and terminologies from specific cultural contexts.
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Rather than criticizing Euro-centric theories or deploying a dichotomist approach between the West and the East, we explicate the emerging cultural phenomenon through referring to theoretical discussions and conceptualizations among Asian cultural studies scholars.
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Descartes, who is often identified as the originator of this dichotomist thinking, and his contemporary exponents of rationalism have till today, not successfully accounted for the gap between the thinking mind and the object of its thought.
I agree with Andre Gingrich whom analyzed this problem from a dichotomist point of view: identity/ alterity or difference.
The praxis is crucial to the development of competences, changing a dichotomist logic of prevalence of artifacts, sometimes theoretical other times practical, understood as universal referential to solve the open and complex situations faced by professionals (Kuenzer, 2002, 2004a, 2004b).
The territorial bias and the conception of the great divide also lead to a dichotomist zero-sum assumption about the relations between globalization, the state, and the interstate system.
Their process of new nation building pursued under the dichotomist idea of 'civilization', the European population, their culture and progress, and 'barbarism', indigenous population and their related elements, was proposed in Facundo (1845) by Domingo Faustino Sarmiento.
As Benjamin (2004) explains with respect to the psychoanalytic relationship, a third dimension opens space beyond the power struggles of a more dualistic, dichotomist vision of disciplinary integration.