METHODS AND SYSTEMS
1. an organised or connected group of objects. A set or assemblage of things connected, associated or interdependent, so as to form a complex unity.
2. A group of bodies moving about one another in space under some particular dynamical law.
3. A set of organs or parts in an animal body of the same or similar structure. In scientific terms, a group, set, or aggregate of things, natural or artificial, forming a connected or complex whole.
THEN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN METHOD AND SYSTEM.
1. PIONEERING METHODS AND SYSTEMS. ; WORDS AND CONCEPTS.
and D'Alembert, Encyclopédie, 1764; founded
as a French answer to Ephraim Chambers general work, the British Cyclopaedia
or Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1728). The Encyclopédie
is arranged alphabetically but also with some dividing up of the branches
of knowledge. Diderot wrote the article on Encyclopaedias that he and
his friends wanted a plan or design that would
1.2 Roget's Thesaurus, "was, for Roget at least, not a literary tour de force, but the culminating effort of a lifetime devoted to discovering a way of presenting the unity of man's existence. .... Thus organisation - and particularly classification, with all its attendant problems of establishing relationships, recognising correlations, distinguishing between large and small orders of things , and rendering visible the spatial, chronological, numerical causal, and constituent relations among all the things and happenings of existence - became early and remained late Roget's primary intellectual challenge and joy and frustration." D.L.Emblen, Peter Mark Roget, The Word and the Man , Longman London 1970, p.259. Roget set up six major classes of ideas;
METHODS AND SYSTEMS. ; SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS.
2.1 Buffon's Natural History ; that nature was Animal (15 vols for quadrupeds, 9 vols on birds, 5 for fish), Vegetable (never appeared) or Mineral (6 vols).
3. SYSTEMS ON FILM