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The argument over the quality of Fitzgerald ’ s translation of the Rubaiyat has, according to Dougan, diverted attention from a fuller understanding of the deeply esoteric message contained in Omar ’ s actual material – " Every line of the Rubaiyat has more meaning than almost anything you could read in Sufi literature ".
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argument and over
She had the opportunity that few clever women can resist, of showing her superiority in argument over a man.
She could not resist the opportunity `` of showing her superiority in argument over a man '' which she had remarked as one of the `` feminine follies '' of Sara Sullam ; ;
In the complex case, one can also check that the bilinear form is linear over i in one argument, and conjugate linear in the other.
There is continual argument over the precise definition of each of these periods, and one historian might group them differently, or choose different names or descriptions.
The Senate quickly met and began debating a change of government, but this eventually devolved into an argument over which of them would be the new princeps.
In contrast, Dr. William Douglass proposed a more secular argument against inoculation, stressing the importance of reason over passion and urging the public to be pragmatic in their choices.
More controversial than the role of technology is the argument over the role of politics in the origins of the region's decline.
" Picking up this line of argument and declaring " a great departure from the principles of free contract ," Gladstone created an Irish Land Court with complete control over rents and other landlord-tenant issues.
According to Lactantius, Diocletian and Galerius entered into an argument over imperial policy towards Christians while wintering at Nicomedia in 302.
The above definition implies this one: the upper bound of the empty subset is any existing element of A, because A is nonempty ; furthermore, as provable with an induction argument over the size of nonempty finite subsets, the upper bound of a finite subset may be obtained by finding upper bounds of pairs iteratively.
Flame trolling is the posting of a provocative or offensive message, known as " flamebait ", to a public Internet discussion group, such as a forum, newsgroup or mailing list, with the intent of provoking an angry response ( a " flame ") or argument over a topic the poster often has no real interest in.
he use of " liberty " to describe the physical " ability to do what I want ", the power to satisfy our wishes, or the extent of the choice of alternatives open to us ... has been deliberately fostered as part of the socialist argument ... the notion of collective power over circumstances has been substituted for that of individual liberty.
Even if such civilizations are rare, the scale argument indicates they should exist somewhere at some point during the history of the universe, and since they could be detected from far away over a considerable period of time, many more potential sites for their origin are within range of our observation.
After an intense argument with General Heinz Guderian, who insisted on a change of command of the Army Group Vistula, Hitler assigned General Walther Wenck to Himmler's headquarters to take over command of a limited counter-offensive ; Hitler then observed that it was not possible for him to move the troops needed for Guderian's planned double pincer attack from neighbouring regions.
# Natural Rights / Justice Argument: this argument is based on Locke ’ s idea that a person has a natural right over the labour and / or products which is produced by his / her body.
Apart from disputes over the success of the argument or the plausibility of the specific type of semantic externalism required for it to work, there is question as to what is gained by defeating the skeptical worry with this strategy.
For the rest of Major's premiership the main argument was over whether Britain would join the planned European Single Currency.
László Polgár's experiment would produce a family of one international master and two grandmasters and would strengthen the argument for nurture over nature, but also prove women could be grandmasters of chess.
A slippery slope argument states that a relatively small first step leads to a chain of related events culminating in some significant effect, much like an object given a small push over the edge of a slope sliding all the way to the bottom.
As an example of how an appealing slippery slope argument can be unsound, suppose that whenever a tree falls down, it has a 95 % chance of knocking over another tree.
Through this model, Fields shows the typical theoretical argument to be ambiguous and says " the predictions derived from the textbook model definitely do not carry over to the two-sector case.
argument and quality
The argument that school vouchers increases quality and efficiencies in schools forced to compete is supported by studies such as " When Schools Compete: The Effects of Vouchers on Florida Public School Achievement " ( Manhattan Institute for Policy Research's, 2003 ), which concluded that public schools located near private schools that were eligible to accept voucher students made significantly more improvements than did similar schools not located near eligible private schools.
The purpose of such process is typically to test the quality of the original argument and identify weaknesses in its structure, and to use such information to either improve or abandon the original, opposing position.
Formal and casual criticisms of a work ( a poem, an article, a book, a painting, or a play, for example ) often use the term ' critique ' to refer to any somewhat loosely-applied argument about the quality of the work, typically when used in reference to popular ( loose ) expectations, or conventionality, of a genre or class.
This is not provided in the second-hand report by Pseudo-Aristotle ; however, the quality of wholeness is a major claim in Parmenides ’ thesis, and it is likely that Melissus either made the argument for this point in a fragment that has not come down to us or expected it to be understood or inferred from his other arguments.
In the seventh episode, Blasband had a heated argument with her African-American roommate, Kevin Powell, about the quality of life in The United States, and racism.
Even if they do imply non-Greek originals, these accounts have been doubted, in part with an argument that the literary quality of the Greek of these books indicates that the Greek would be the original.
A counter-argument that has been made against this application of the argument – and that can be used against the argument from poor design itself – points out that the argument from poor design assumes that efficiency and neatness are the only criteria upon which the quality of biological design must be judged.
Every student must prepare for and pass the Rhetoric Proficiency Exam, which requires passing a three-hour essay that is graded upon coherence of argument, quality of argument, style in which the argument is presented, and grammatical correctness.
The quality of its ideas and proposals has steadily acquired a reputation for first-rate analysis and intelligent argument.
The selection criteria for the Taylor Award are quality of thought, logic of argument, felicity of style, and mastery of grammar and diction.
The argument behind this assumption, that men possess greater upper-body strength, was dismissed by Gero, who pointed out physical strength is not an imperative quality in someone skilled at making stone tools.
First, resource curse effects can undermine the quality of governance and economic performances, thereby increasing the vulnerability of countries to conflicts ( the ' resource curse ' argument ).
A heated argument ensued between Brooks and Klasky-Csupo animation studio head Gabor Csupo, who denied that there was anything wrong with the animation and suggested that the real problem was the quality of the show's writing.
There was also argument over graphics, with some bewailing the native resolution of 640x480, while responses countered that the game was stunning, and that only the passing of time had reduced the quality, with new releases pushing further and further past the abilities of this game.
I was allowed to save pastel drawings of exotic and rare birds, and watercolours of farmyards and a pastoral life long gone, but for the figures engaged in sexual congress, face to face, head to toe and doggy style as explicit as any by his old friend Eric Gill, Mrs Dobson would accept no plea that they were beautiful, no argument that they were fired by a quality not to be found in the “ pure essence ” of the torsos that survive, and like a ferociously implacable angel at the Last Judgment, she bent to the business of destruction.
Early scholarship held that the Athenians were responsible for its creation, on the argument that the quality of material and execution did not equal the other known buildings of Hadrian in Athens, and on the assumption that an emperor who loved Athens so much could not have been so arrogant as to put such an inscription on a structure of his own making.
There was some debate about the quality of volunteer translators but the cost of professionals helped sway the argument.