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mathematicism

(ˌmæθəˈmætɪˌsɪzəm)
n
(Philosophy) the belief that everything can be explained in mathematical terms
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Dupre prosigue a acunar el termino "matematicismo" ('mathematicism'): "That this aspect of scientism--perhaps we should call it "mathematicism"--is a sociologically significant contributor to scientific prestige seems hard to dispute.
the mathematicism and logicism of Jewish neo-Kantianism".
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