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  • 161Falsifiability — Are all swans white? Falsifiability or refutability of an assertion, hypothesis or theory is the logical possibility that it can be contradicted by an observation or the outcome of a physical experiment. That something is falsifiable does not… …

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  • 162History of physics — The modern discipline of physics emerged in the 17th century following in traditions of inquiry established by Galileo Galilei, René Descartes, Isaac Newton, and other natural philosophers.Fact|date=September 2008 Prior to this time, a unified… …

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  • 163Julian calendar — The Julian calendar began in 45 BC (709 AUC) as a reform of the Roman calendar by Julius Caesar. It was chosen after consultation with the astronomer Sosigenes of Alexandria and was probably designed to approximate the tropical year (known at… …

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  • 164Jabberwocky — For other uses, see Jabberwocky (disambiguation). The Jabberwock, as illustrated by John Tenniel Jabberwocky is a nonsense verse poem written by Lewis Carroll in his 1872 novel Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There, a sequel to… …

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  • 165Philosophical analysis — (from Greek: Φιλοσοφική ανάλυση) is a general term for techniques typically used by philosophers in the analytic tradition that involve breaking down (i.e. analyzing) philosophical issues. Arguably the most prominent of these techniques is the… …

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  • 166Crime against humanity — In public international law, a crime against humanity is an act of persecution or any large scale atrocities against a body of people, and is the highest level of criminal offense.cite web|url=http://www.crimesofwar.org/thebook/crimes against… …

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  • 167Two-source hypothesis — The Two Source hypothesis proposes that the authors of Matthew and Luke drew on the Gospel of Mark and a hypothetical collection of sayings of Jesus known as Q . The Two Source Hypothesis (or 2SH) is an explanation for the synoptic problem, the… …

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  • 168Vitalism — This article is about the non mechanist philosophy. For other uses, see vital (disambiguation). Vitalism, as defined by the Merriam Webster dictionary,[1] is a doctrine that the functions of a living organism are due to a vital principle distinct …

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  • 169Chocobo — An example of a chocobo, from Final Fantasy X. Series Final Fantasy First appearance Final Fantasy II …

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  • 170Paradigm — For other uses, see Paradigm (disambiguation). The word paradigm (  /ˈpær …

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  • 171Alien hand syndrome — Classification and external resources ICD 9 781.8 MeSH D055964 Alien hand syndrome ( …

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  • 172Hazard ratio — The hazard ratio in survival analysis is the effect of an explanatory variable on the hazard or risk of an event. For a less technical definition than is provided here, consider hazard ratio to be an estimate of relative risk and see the… …

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  • 173Masnavi — This article is about the Masnavi i Ma navi of Rumi; for the masnavi poetic form, see Masnavi (poetic form). The Masnavi, Masnavi I Ma navi (Persian: مثنوی معنوی) or Mesnevi (Turkish), also written Mathnawi, Ma navi, or Mathnavi, is an extensive… …

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  • 174The Oregonian — Infobox Newspaper name = The Oregonian caption = The October 2, 2004 front page of The Oregonian type = Daily newspaper format = Broadsheet foundation = 1850 ceased publication = price = 50 cent; weekdays, $1.50 Sundays owners = Advance… …

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  • 175Jerry Fodor — Jerry Alan Fodor Full name Jerry Alan Fodor Born 1935 New York City, New York Era 20th / 21st century philosophy Region …

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  • 176Dependent and independent variables — The terms dependent variable and independent variable are used in similar but subtly different ways in mathematics and statistics as part of the standard terminology in those subjects. They are used to distinguish between two types of quantities… …

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  • 177Vladimir Dal — Владимир Даль Володимир Даль Dal s portrait by Vasily Perov Born …

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  • 178Newsday — For the Zimbabwean daily newspaper, see NewsDay. The October 15, 2009 front page of Newsday Type Daily …

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  • 179Roy Bhaskar — Bhaskar (born May 15, 1944) is a British philosopher, best known as a significant proponent of the philosophical movement of Critical Realism. Early lifeBhaskar was born in London, the elder of two brothers. His Indian father and English mother… …

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  • 180Regression analysis — In statistics, regression analysis is a collective name for techniques for the modeling and analysis of numerical data consisting of values of a dependent variable (response variable) and of one or more independent variables (explanatory… …

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