ad hocism

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  • ad hockery — /ad hok euh ree/ reliance on temporary solutions rather than on consistent, long term plans. Also, ad hocery /ad hok euh ree/, ad hocism /ad hok iz euhm/. [1960 65; AD HOC + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Postmodernist theory — Lyotard, Baudrillard and others Thomas Docherty INTRODUCTION Philosophy has been touched by postmodernism. Philosophy, in the modern academy, is supposed to be the discipline of disciplines: it is philosophy which will be able to gather together …   History of philosophy

  • ad hockery — /ad hok euh ree/ reliance on temporary solutions rather than on consistent, long term plans. Also, ad hocery /ad hok euh ree/, ad hocism /ad hok iz euhm/. [1960 65; AD HOC + ERY] …   Useful english dictionary

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