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The fact that the Americans who upheld the sovereignty of their states did this in order to keep many of their people more securely in slavery -- the antithesis of individual liberty -- made the conflict grimmer, and the greater.
Life is further characterized, in antithesis to Piepsam, as animal: the image of a dog, which appears at several places, is first given as the criterion of amiable, irrelevant interest aroused by life considered simply as a spectacle: a dog in a wagon is `` admirable '', `` a pleasure to contemplate '' ; ;
The antithesis of the ecumenical and the local then no longer exists.
In his account, ancient Athens seems to represent the " perfect society " and Atlantis its opponent, representing the very antithesis of the " perfect " traits described in the Republic.
For each of these a thesis is contradicted by an antithesis.
Then he proves the antithesis, that time has no beginning, by showing that if time had a beginning, then there must have been " empty time " out of which time arose.
Since, necessarily, no time elapses in this pretemporal void, then there could be no alteration, and therefore nothing ( including time ) would ever come to be: so the antithesis is proven.
Another of the duo's high school teachers and the antithesis of Van Driessen.
The antithesis of this would be a team that relies on power hitting.
The genre's vision of a troubled future is often called the antithesis of the generally utopian visions of the future popular in the 1940s and 1950s.
The Confucian idea of " Rid of the two ends, take the middle " is a Chinese equivalent of Hegel's idea of " thesis, antithesis, and synthesis ", which is a way of reconciling opposites, arriving at some middle ground combining the best of both.
" The second, often treated as Clausewitz's ' bottom line ,' is in fact merely his dialectical antithesis: " War is merely the continuation of policy by other means.
His final reference to war and Politik, however, goes beyond his widely quoted antithesis: " War is simply the continuation of political intercourse with the addition of other means.
Their art, though varying in style and technique, was the antithesis of the type of Academic art in which Beaux was trained and of which her teacher William-Adolphe Bouguereau was a leading master.
Especially with respect to the aggregating by David of the Romano-Germanic and Anglo-Saxon Laws into a single family, David argued that the antithesis between the Anglo-Saxon Laws and Romano-German Laws, is of a technical rather than of an ideological nature.
Of a different kind is, for instance, the antithesis between ( say ) the Italian and the American Law, and of a different kind that between the Soviet, Muslim, Hindu, or Chinese Law.
In the late 19th century the moral and immoral forces came to be represented by Spenta Mainyu and its Satanic antithesis Angra Mainyu, the ' good spirit ' and ' evil spirit ' emanations of Ahura Mazda respectively.
Dialectical materialism is essentially characterized by the thesis that history is the product of class struggles and follows the general Hegelian principle of philosophy of history, that is the development of the thesis into its antithesis which is sublated by the Aufhebung (" synthesis "), although this three-part process was not explicitly characterized in terms of a thesis, antithesis, and synthesis in Hegel's writings.
The Aufhebung conserves the thesis and the antithesis and transcends them both ( Aufheben — this contradiction explains the difficulties of Hegel's thought ).
That kind of world is the very antithesis of the so-called new order of tyranny which the dictators seek to create with the crash of a bomb .— Franklin D. Roosevelt, excerpted from the State of the Union Address to the Congress, January 6, 1941
* Stockholm school ( economics ) – the school of economic thought whose antithesis is the gold standard centered Austrian School of Economics
Garth's first weekend on shows in Vegas received positive reviews and was called the " antithesis of Vegas glitz and of the country singer's arena and stadium extravaganzas " by USA Today.
In 19th century fiction, the chthonic gnome became a sort of antithesis to the more airy or luminous fairy.
He was the antithesis of old, conservative Germans like Bismarck, addicted to the new imperialism that was taking place in Asia and Africa.

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