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  • The opposition which he had made to Hegel's formalism had induced some to associate him with the materialistic school, others to count him among the followers of Herbart.
  • But this formal agreement includes material differences, and the spirit which breathes in Lotze's writings is more akin to the objects and aspirations of the idealistic school than to the cold formalism of Herbart.
  • This ambivalence toward formalism is characteristic of American legal discourse.
  • Most of the research activities in the group make use of the formalism of quantum field theory.
  • To learn the mathematical formalism of quantum mechanics for bound systems, in particular, the simple harmonic oscillator and the hydrogen atom.

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