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The Environment: What Is the Water Cycle? What Is the

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T. de Bary, Ryusaku Tsunoda, and Donald Keene, eds., Sources of Japanese Tradition (New York: Columbia University Press, 1958), pp. 378–384, which offers selections, with an introduction. See “Logic” and “Mathematics, Foundations of,” in the index for entries on thinkers who have made contributions in this area. Wollheim, Richard. “Pictorial Style: Two Views.” In The Concept of Style, edited by Berel Lang, 129–148. One then moves on to more subtle aspects of one’s psychological conditioning (vicara), focusing on the patterns of past karma that tend to govern one’s personality.

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Earth and the Universe (Oxford First Encyclopaedia)

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Frothingham was certainly right when he admitted that transcendentalism was not a systematic theory of life but something more like a state of mind, “an enthusiasm, a wave of sentiment, a breath of mind that caught up such as were prepared to receive it, elated them, transported them, and passed on—no man knowing whither it went.” In a clear sense, however, the transcendentalists were the inheritors of certain forms of sensibility already well developed within the European romantic movement: a vague yet exalting conception of the godlike nature of the human spirit and an insistence on the authority of individual conscience; a related respect for the significance and autonomy of every facet of human experience within the organic totality of life; a consequent eschewal of all forms of metaphysical dualism, reductivism, and positivism; nature conceived not as a vast machine demanding impersonal manipulation but as an organism, a symbol and analogue of mind, and a moral educator for the poet who can read her hieroglyphics; a sophisticated understanding of the uses of history in self-culture; in general, the placing of imagination over reason, creativity above theory, action higher than contemplation, and a marked tendency to see the spontaneous activity of the creative artist as the ultimate achievement of civilization—these were the more pervasive principles shared by all thinkers of the New England school.

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Everything You Need to Know: An encyclopedia for inquiring

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Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1890. The latter is analyzed in a Russellian manner as Both Dion exists and not: Dion is walking’ (Alex. The Vedas are the primary scriptures of Brah- manism and Hinduism. Whatever the specific merits and defects of the arguments and counterarguments, it seems fair to say that the existence of a language of thought remains an open empirical question. Thus, the critical question is: Must a man, in order to be a Christian, commit himself simultaneously to two mutually incompatible world pictures— that of twenty-first-century science and that of first-century prescientific speculation?

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The New Webster's International Encyclopedia - 10 volume

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Furthermore, a truly metaphysically necessary being must exist either timelessly or sempiternally in any tensed world in which it exists, for otherwise its coming into being or ceasing to be would again make it evident that its existence is not necessary, even if it existed at every moment in worlds in which time had a beginning or end. The quality of the Christian ethical life has always been determined by the believer’s response not simply to the bare proclamation that a new life has been made available to him, but to the concrete particularities of the life and teaching of Jesus.

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Awesome Encyclopedia Of Space

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Or it might suggest that ethical judgments cannot be correct: that the subject matter of ethics does not con- 6 • ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PHILOSOPHY 2nd edition OCKHAMISM strain unique answers to the questions that can be asked about it. Kronz. “Is Chaos Indeterministic?” In Language, Quantum, Music: Selected Contributed Papers of the Tenth International Congress of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Florence, August 1995, edited by Maria Luisa Dalla Chiara, Roberto Giuntini, and Federico Laudisa.

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Rome: Fondazione Leonardo per la Cultura Italiana, 1924. He then established a school in Nicopolis in Epirus, a town in northwest Greece founded by Octavian to commemorate his victory at Actium. Many will contain cross listed information and more than one index. It is similarly irrelevant to maintain that it is sometimes possible to come to see the truth of an analytic proposition through empirical means. In this very act of self-definition and self-fulfillment they find themselves related to other beings. “Thus, in thinking itself as eternally real, each spirit thinks the reality of other spirits.” Is there a God to unify the many grades of self-active beings?

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Church, Alonzo. “The Richard Paradox.” American Mathematical Monthly 41 (1934): 356–361. Empirical evidence that the class of computable functions is not too narrow is provided both by the fact that the attempted formalizations (as described in section 1) have all yielded the equivalent concepts, and by the fact that no counterexample have arisen—the functions considered thus far that mathematicians have felt were effectively calculable have turned out to be computable.

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The Kingfisher First Encyclopedia of Animals (Kingfisher

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On the other side it is argued that a virtue which has been formed as a result of making real decisions in real situations of moral choice is of greater value than the analogous virtue created by divine fiat, and that it is reasonable to suppose that the Creator is not content to build into men the merely ready-made and unearned qualities. His main preoccupations, apparently, were with solving problems in geometrical optics and resuming work on the Regulae.

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The Usborne Encyclopedia of World Religions (Turtleback

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Franklin thought freedom’s dynamism would cause its spread around the world, and therefore that the United States, as a leading free nation, would be influential without being predatory. Rich with insight on the activity of effectual and intelligent reading. A crucial aspect of such a gauge invariant approach should be its evasion of hole argument-style indetermin- ism problems. The second sense probably offers the most common understanding within the discipline, while most people working in the field of bioethics work on issues in biomedical ethics, the first sense.

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The Picture Book of Knowledge

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Each truth involves the other two so that three are one and one is three. A little reflection shows that in the superultimate question “why” has lost any of its ordinary meanings without having been given a new one. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1967. Wiggins, David. “Heraclitus’ Conceptions of Flux, Fire, and Material Persistence.” In Language and Logos: Studies in Ancient Philosophy Presented to G. Mill was emphatic about the special respect with which words of uncertain connotation were to be treated, and he laid down as a principle for the guidance of philosophers that “the meaning of a term actually in use is not an arbitrary quantity to be fixed, but an unknown quantity to be sought” (4.4.3).

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