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* It is a set of ontological commitments, i. e., an answer to the question: In what terms should I think about the world?
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And the best way to conceal and disguise the elements of an incest story is not to set out to write an incest story.
The strongest appeal of the Copernican formulation consisted in just this: ideally, the justification for dealing with special problems in particular ways is completely set out in the basic ' rules ' of the theory.
Once the scene is set, Trevelyan skilfully builds up the tense story until it reaches its climax in the dramatic victory of Marlborough and Eugene of Savoy at Blenheim.
Criticism is as old as literary art and we can set the stage for our study of three moderns if we see how certain critics in the past have dealt with the ethical aspects of literature.
I refer to the notion that the structure of society is a microcosm of the cosmic design and that history conforms to patterns of justice and chastisement as if it were a morality play set in motion by the gods for our instruction.
Even to be `` from hope and fear set free '' is at least better than to have lost the first without having got rid of the second.
It is high time the United States began to realize that the God-given rights of men set forth in that document are applicable today to Katanga.
One of the inescapable realities of the Cold War is that it has thrust upon the West a wholly new and historically unique set of moral dilemmas.
The day is now appropriately set aside to honor the American men and women who have contributed to the success of our merchant marine fleet in peace and war.
The Act further provides for a `` floor '' or minimum allotment, set at the 1954 level, which is called the `` base '' allotment, and a `` ceiling '' or maximum allotment, for each State.
The method used for computing the respective Federal and State shares in total program costs is specifically set forth in the Act.
the purpose of producing plays at the College is three-fold: to provide the Carleton students with the best possible opportunity for theater-going within the limits set by the maturity and experience of the performers and the theatrical facilities available ; ;
The first substantially complete stereo Giselle ( and the only one of its scope since Feyer's four-sided LP edition of 1958 for Angel ), this set is, I'm afraid, likely to provide more horrid fascination than enjoyment.
The Rio Grande KC is also considering having their Junior Classes set up so that Juniors can qualify with points for Westminster.
This one was set up here in 390 A.D. on a pedestal, the faces of which are carved with statues of the emperor and his family watching games in the Hippodrome, done so realistically that the obelisk itself is included in them.
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Its ontological status is itself most tenuous because apart from individual men, who are its `` matter '', tradition, the `` form '' of society exists only as a shared perception of truth.
The ontological status of society thus is constituted by the psychological status of society's members.
Bundle theory, originated by the 18th century Scottish philosopher David Hume, is the ontological theory about objecthood in which an object consists only of a collection ( bundle ) of properties, relations or tropes.
The fact of having been baptized remains a fact and the Catholic Church holds that baptism marks a person with a lasting seal or character that " is an ontological and permanent bond which is not lost by reason of any act or fact of defection.
A distinction between such categories, in making the categories or applying them, is called an ontological distinction.
Many contemporary thinkers actually suggest that time is the fourth dimension, thus reducing space and time to one distinct ontological entity, the space-time continuum.
It seems wrong to say that " went to a ballgame " is a property that instantiates John, because " went to a ballgame " does not seem to be the same ontological kind of thing as, for instance, redness.
For Gilbert Ryle ( 1949 ), a category ( in particular a " category mistake ") is an important semantic concept, but one having only loose affinities to an ontological category.
The Christians that hold to " salvation by faith alone " ( also called by its Latin name " sola fide ") define faith as being implicitly ontological — mere intellectual assent is not termed " faith " by these groups.
Since the bundle-theory interpretation portrays Hume as answering an ontological question, philosophers who see Hume as not very concerned with such questions have queried whether the view is really Hume's, or " only a decoy ".
Plotinus sought to reconcile Aristotle's energeia with Plato's Demiurge, which, as Demiurge and mind ( nous ), is a critical component in the ontological construct of human consciousness used to explain and clarify substance theory within Platonic realism ( also called idealism ).
This is also true with all ontological oppositions and their many declensions, not only in philosophy as in human sciences in general, cultural studies, theory of Law, etc.
If neither A nor B includes the idea of existence, then " some A are B " simply adjoins A to B. Conversely, if A or B do include the idea of existence in the way that " triangle " contains the idea " three angles equal to two right angles ", then " A exists " is automatically true, and we have an ontological proof of A's existence.
For Husserl this is not the case: mathematics ( with the exception of geometry ) is the ontological correlate of logic, and while both fields are related, neither one is strictly reducible to the other.
Since " truth-in-itself " has " being-in-itself " as ontological correlate, and since psychologists reduce truth ( and hence logic ) to empirical psychology, the inevitable consequence is scepticism.
St. Anselm's ontological argument, in its most succinct form, is as follows: " God, by definition, is that for which no greater can be conceived.
" A more elaborate version was given by Gottfried Leibniz ( 1646 CE to 1716 CE ); this is the version that Gödel studied and attempted to clarify with his ontological argument.