Ascribing

  • 1 Ascribing — Ascribe As*cribe , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ascribed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ascribing}.] [L. ascribere, adscribere, to ascribe; ad + scribere to write: cf. OF. ascrire. See {Scribe}.] 1. To attribute, impute, or refer, as to a cause; as, his death was… …

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  • 2 ascribing — n. attribution, reference, assigning as·cribe || É™ skraɪb v. attribute to, charge to …

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  • 3 ascribing — …

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  • 4 ascribing importance — attributing significance …

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  • 5 anthropopathy — Ascribing human feelings or traits to God or to the gods …

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  • 6 ascribe — transitive verb (ascribed; ascribing) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin ascribere, from ad + scribere to write more at scribe Date: 15th century to refer to a supposed cause, source, or author • ascribable adjective Synonyms: ascribe,… …

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  • 7 Kant: Critique of Judgement — Patrick Gardiner Kant’s third Critique, the Critique of Judgement, was published in 1790 and was intended as he himself put it to bring his “entire critical undertaking to a close.” So conceived, it was certainly in part designed to build upon… …

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  • 8 Anaxagoras and the atomists — C.C.W.Taylor ANAXAGORAS In the course of the fifth century BC the political and cultural pre eminence of Athens attracted to the city a considerable number of intellectuals of various kinds from all over the Greek world. This phenomenon, the so… …

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  • 9 Discourse on the Method — Part of a series on …

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  • 10 Scythian monks — were a community of monks from the region around the mouth of the Danube, who played an influential role in Christian life between the fourth and the sixth century, shaping modern Christian dogma and the Christian calendar through their works.… …

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  • 11 ascription — /euh skrip sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of ascribing. 2. a statement ascribing something, esp. praise to the Deity. Also, adscription. [1590 1600; < L ascription (s. of ascriptio) a written addition. See A 5, SCRIPT, ION] * * * …

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  • 12 Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 13 Kant, Immanuel — born April 22, 1724, Königsberg, Prussia died Feb. 12, 1804, Königsberg German philosopher, one of the foremost thinkers of the Enlightenment. The son of a saddler, he studied at the university in Königsberg and taught there as privatdocent… …

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  • 14 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 15 Aristeas — • A name given in Josephus to the author of a letter ascribing the Greek translation of the Old Testament to six interpreters sent into Egypt from Jerusalem Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Aristeas     Aristeas …

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  • 16 Cosmogony — • By this term is understood an account of how the universe (cosmos) came into being (gonia • gegona = I have become). It differs from cosmology, or the science of the universe, in this: that the latter aims at understanding the actual… …

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  • 17 Cosmology — • In our day cosmology is a branch of philosophical study, and therefore excludes from its investigation whatever forms the object of the natural sciences Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cosmology     Cosmology …

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  • 18 overdetermination — In psychoanalysis, ascribing the cause of a single behavioral or emotional reaction, mental symptom, or dream to the operation of two or more forces, that is, it is overdetermined ( e.g., ascribing the nature of an emotional outburst not only to… …

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  • 19 ascription — as•crip•tion [[t]əˈskrɪp ʃən[/t]] n. 1) the act of ascribing 2) a statement ascribing something, esp. praise to the Deity • Etymology: 1590–1600; < L ascrīptiō a written addition. See ascribe, tion …

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  • 20 ascription — /əˈskrɪpʃən/ (say uh skripshuhn) noun 1. the act of ascribing. 2. a statement ascribing something, specifically, praise to the Deity. Also, adscription …

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