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  • 21 Concept — For other uses, see Concept (disambiguation). A concept (substantive term: conception) is a cognitive unit of meaning an abstract idea or a mental symbol sometimes defined as a unit of knowledge, built from other units which act as a concept s… …

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  • 22 Function (mathematics) — f(x) redirects here. For the band, see f(x) (band). Graph of example function, In mathematics, a function associates one quantity, the a …

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  • 23 analysis — /euh nal euh sis/, n., pl. analyses / seez /. 1. the separating of any material or abstract entity into its constituent elements (opposed to synthesis). 2. this process as a method of studying the nature of something or of determining its… …

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  • 24 Idea — Plato, one of the first philosophers to discuss ideas in detail. For other uses, see Idea (disambiguation). In the most narrow sense, an idea is just whatever is before the mind when one thinks. Very often, ideas are construed as representational …

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  • 25 Free will — This article is about the philosophical questions of free will. For other uses, see Free will (disambiguation). A domino s movement is determined completely by laws of physics. Incompatibilists say that this is a threat to free will, but… …

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  • 26 metalogic — /met euh loj ik/, n. the logical analysis of the fundamental concepts of logic. [1835 45; META + LOGIC] * * * Study of the syntax and the semantics of formal languages and formal systems. It is related to, but does not include, the formal… …

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  • 27 Order theory — For a topical guide to this subject, see Outline of order theory. Order theory is a branch of mathematics which investigates our intuitive notion of order using binary relations. It provides a formal framework for describing statements such as… …

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  • 28 Time — • Article explores two questions, What are the notes, or elements, contained in the subjective representation of time? and To what external reality does this representation correspond? Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Time     Time …

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  • 29 Comte and positivism — Robert Brown COMTE’S AIMS The chief aim of all of Auguste Comte’s publications, and the constant mission of his entire working life, was the improvement of human character through the perfecting of human society. He was convinced that the… …

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  • 30 MISHNAH — (Heb. מִשְׁנָה). The term mishnah is used in a number of different ways (see below), but when used as a proper noun ( the Mishnah ) it designates the collection of rabbinic traditions redacted by Rabbi judah ha nasi (usually called simply Rabbi ) …

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  • 31 PRESENCE, DIVINE — The notion of the Divine Presence is expressed in the Bible in two different senses: (1) in the corporeal sense, i.e., the actual dwelling (shakhan, שָׁכַן) of God in His abode; (2) in the abstract sense, i.e., symbolic representation by means of …

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  • 32 Differential geometry of surfaces — Carl Friedrich Gauss in 1828 In mathematics, the differential geometry of surfaces deals with smooth surfaces with various additional structures, most often, a Riemannian metric. Surfaces have been extensively studied from various perspectives:… …

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  • 33 Continuous function — Topics in Calculus Fundamental theorem Limits of functions Continuity Mean value theorem Differential calculus  Derivative Change of variables Implicit differentiation Taylor s theorem Related rates …

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  • 34 Nominalism — is a metaphysical view in philosophy according to which general or abstract terms and predicates exist, while universals or abstract objects, which are sometimes thought to correspond to these terms, do not exist.[1] Thus, there are at least two… …

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  • 35 Sheaf (mathematics) — This article is about sheaves on topological spaces. For sheaves on a site see Grothendieck topology and Topos. In mathematics, a sheaf is a tool for systematically tracking locally defined data attached to the open sets of a topological space.… …

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  • 36 Inner class — In object oriented programming (OOP), an inner class or nested class is a class declared entirely within the body of another class or interface. It is distinguished from a subclass. Contents 1 Overview 2 Types of inner classes 3 Why can t an… …

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  • 37 Resource Description Framework — Infobox file format name = Resource Description Framework icon = logo = extension = .rdf mime = application/rdf+xml type code = uniform type = magic = owner = [http://www.w3.org/ World Wide Web Consortium] genre = semantic web container for =… …

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  • 38 Topology — (Greek topos , place, and logos , study ) is the branch of mathematics that studies the properties of a space that are preserved under continuous deformations. Topology grew out of geometry, but unlike geometry, topology is not concerned with… …

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  • 39 Written Chinese — Chinese characters Scripts Precursors · Oracle bone script · Bronze script · Seal script (large, small) · Clerical script · C …

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  • 40 Strategic management — is a field that deals with the major intended and emergent initiatives taken by general managers on behalf of owners, involving utilization of resources, to enhance the performance of firms in their external environments.[1] It entails specifying… …

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