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Why was Mikhail Bakhtin called an "unsystematic thinker?"

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Bakhtin's thought can be characterized as "unsystematic" for two reasons. 

First, Bakhtin's work spanned categories. He made major contributions to philosophy, linguistics, semiotics, and literary theory, which makes categorizing or attaching him to one particular school of thought (e.g....

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