Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia

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But they may say something that approximates this: that in place of predicating properties, ethical judgments express judgers’ psychological states. Isolating philo- 600 • ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PHILOSOPHY 2nd edition LUCRETIUS example, he offers 28 or 29 different proofs for the mortality of the soul (3.417–614)—and it is plausible that he may have added several to the common Epicurean stock, especially since only one or two are attested in Epicurus (Boyancé 1986: 141–142).

Encyclopedia of Knowledge

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The resources on this site should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care or advice. Then for any a,bʦVal, fr(a, a)ʦDes, and if aʦDes, f⁄(a, b)ʦDes. We can ask for the detailed structure of a par- ticular thing, a piece of gold, a moth, a man, or what not; again the relevant science—physics, chemistry, anatomy—will give us the answer if the answer is known. It is likely that he remained neutral during the civil war in which the tyranny was overthrown, because he had friends in both camps; in particular, two of the most prominent among the tyrants, Critias and Charmides, both relatives of Plato, were among his close associates.

United States Encyclopedia: America's People, Places, and

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The Twin Earthians’ term “water” does not refer to water, but rather to the liquid on Twin Earth with which they interact. Everywhere reality proved a bitter disillusionment. This is the irrealism that Einstein found so disturbing. The argument of Hegel’s “Logic” can be very briefly summarized. If natural-language sentences express ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PHILOSOPHY 2nd edition • 477 CONTENT, MENTAL only externally individuated contents, then we do not attribute narrow content with sentences such as (1).

What in the Universe? (Steven Universe)

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He merely poured a traditional content into a mechanical mold that he adapted from Galileo, Pierre Gassendi, and the ancient atomists. He added that the democratic tendency—the tendency to replenish ruling classes from below—“is constantly at work with greater or less intensity in all human societies.” Mosca, unlike Karl Marx, did not think of classes as necessarily conflicting social forces; nor did he think of the ruling class as always imposing its will on, and maintaining its distinctive class interests against, the rest of society.

Polar Animals

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In contrast, there are philosophers who believe that reference — understood as providing a substantive link between language and the world — is not a subject worthy of serious philosophical study. If we call parking offenses trivial, we mean that each one causes relatively little suf- fering; therefore, we are prepared to put up with a large number of them rather than incur the cost of making offenders suffer heavy penalties.

The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia (Kingfisher

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In the Introduction, Bernard based his conclusions as much as possible on his own scientific experiences, since he believed that proper procedure cannot be legislated for scientists from without but must be developed from the nature and needs of science itself. K.: Blackwell’s, 1991. “Conscious Experience.” Mind 102 (406) (1993): 263–283. Bernard Gert (1996, 2005) impetus Aristotle distinguished between two sorts of motion: nat- ural and unnatural. Malvezin, Théophile Michel de Montaigne, son origine, sa famille.

Scholastic Encyclopedia Of Women

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When we act habit- ually we do not exercise a rational choice, and the utilitarian criterion is not operative. The changes described so far are all due to extensions of the meaning of “phenomenon,” but phenomenology, the science of phenomena in these different senses, remained one field of study among others, having a rela- Bibliography Husserl, E. “Philosophie als strenge Wissenschaft.” Husserliana, Vol. The cosmos has a creator of some kind, who must be eternal, omnipotent, and omniscient (in fact, a necessary being).

Encyclopedia of Artists: 6-volume set

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These enthusiasts, funded by Hitler's Nazi government, developed rocket technology far beyond that of other countries during World War II. Under the influence of Alexius Meinong this extreme realism was reinforced by an extreme form of the referential theory of meaning, the view that in order for a linguistic expression to have a meaning there must be something that it means, something to which it refers.

Children's Encyclopaedia in Colour

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The World of the Imagination: Sum and Substance. Moral virtues temper the soul to enjoy what is good, rather than what is bad, and consist in a disposition to experience emotions that lie on a mean between excess and defect. He appears to have cultivated a Cynicizing image in his own lifestyle. These procedural requirements relate to such matters as the generality of rules of law, the clarity with which they are phrased, the publicity given to them, the time of their enactment, and the manner in which they are judicially applied to particular cases.

Concise Encyclopedia of the Human Body

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First, it is our job to improve nature, especially human nature; for it is only insofar as men have intervened to change things that the world has become civilized, safe, and happy, even to the limited extent that it has. Parker’s own religious philosophy was strongly influenced by Immanuel Kant and by the critical studies of such biblical scholars as Wilhelm Martin DeWette and theologians such as David Friedrich Strauss and Ferdinand Christian Baur.