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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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(adjective) affording a general view of a whole / (adjective) manifesting or characterized by comprehensiveness or breadth of view / (adjective) presenting or taking the same or common view

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Horkheimer’s vision in his inaugural lecture was that philosophy should open up a synoptic, critical view of human life that empirical research and interdisciplinary work might fill in

—p.140 Part III: The 1930s (123) by Stuart Jeffries
3 years, 6 months ago

We are not here to provide principles or foundations or deep theoretical diagnoses, or a synoptic vision.

—p.19 Trotsky and the Wild Orchids (3) by Richard M. Rorty
3 years, 6 months ago

A synoptic view of the current crisis would say

—p.118 Capital Goes to Market (106) by David Harvey
3 years, 5 months ago

a rather synoptic voraciousness

—p.69 Edmund Wilson (64) by James Wood
3 years, 6 months ago

Part Two presents a synoptic critique of capitalism, which identifies the problems for which socialism purports to be a solution

Compass Points: Towards a Socialist Alternative by Erik Olin Wright
2 years, 1 month ago

Such complexity poses a challenge to synoptic presentation

—p.76 Joyful Auto-Mobiles (Employees: How To Pull Their Legs) (49) by Frédéric Lordon
3 years, 7 months ago