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  • verb Present participle of schematize.


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  • First, it succeeds remarkably well in schematizing and simplifying the relationship between the key lists with which the Dharma abounds, starting with the "Three Jewels" that provide the "refuge" for Buddhists of every persuasion: the Buddha himself, the Dharma (his teachings) and the Sangha (originally, the association of monks who followed him; today, used more loosely, everything from monastic orders to small groups of practitioners).

    Peter Clothier: Book Reivew: Mapping the Dharma: A Concise Guide to the Middle Way of the Buddha, by Paul Gerhards 2008

  • “Thinking is an omnibus term describing a wide range of high-level cognitive processes … conceptualizing, symbolizing, schematizing, analyzing, abstracting and forming concepts about the world with which man must make his adjustment” Shouksmith 1973, 17.

    The Muse in the Machine David Gelernter 1994

  • Two contrasting accounts along these lines are those of Guyer, who identifies the free play with the first two stages of the “three-fold synthesis” described by Kant in the first edition Transcendental Deduction (Guyer 1979, pp. 85-86), and of Makkreel (1990, pp. 49-58), for whom the free play is an activity of schematizing pure concepts without the involvement of empirical concepts.

    Kant's Aesthetics and Teleology Ginsborg, Hannah 2005

  • His first rule was the observation of individual patients, individualizing in contradistinction to the schematizing of the school of Cnidus.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman 1840-1916 1913

  • A supervised learning procedure schematizing this circuitry was incorporated into our model.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles Rodolphe J. Gentili et al. 2009

  • We should be able to apply this technique to any scenario, including complex ones by schematizing the scenario into a game-based schema.

    MSDN Blogs 2009

  • Maybe it's Hyde's voice that gets my goat - the voice of the scholar-poet, the bard-oracle, gassy and orotund but also peer-review conscious, deadly dry, schematizing.

    The Guardian World News 2009

  • Pending these futile negotiations Schiller worked with great zest upon 'Demetrius', ” reading, excerpting, examining maps and pictures, schematizing, balancing possibilities, and so forth.

    The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller Thomas, Calvin, 1854-1919 1901


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