concerning+minutiae

  • 1 folie — Old term for madness or insanity. [Fr. folly] f. à deux (a du) identical or similar mental disorders, such as a paranoid fixation, usually affecting two members of the same family living together. SYN: shared psychotic disorder. [Fr. two] f. du… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 2 accessary — I. a. Accessory, assisting, aiding, abetting, helping, subsidiary, ancillary, auxiliary, additional, additive, supplemental, supplementary, subordinate, of detail, of minor importance, concerning minutiae. II. n. 1. Confederate, accomplice,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 3 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

    Universalium

  • 4 KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 5 MASORAH — This article is arranged according to the following outline: 1. THE TRANSMISSION OF THE BIBLE 1.1. THE SOFERIM 1.2. WRITTEN TRANSMISSION 1.2.1. Methods of Writing 1.2.1.1. THE ORDER OF THE BOOKS 1.2.1.2. SEDARIM AND PARASHIYYOT …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 6 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

    Universalium

  • 7 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

    Universalium

  • 8 Herbert of Cherbury (Lord) and the Cambridge Platonists — Lord Herbert of Cherbury and the Cambridge Platonists Sarah Hutton The philosophy of Lord Herbert of Cherbury (1582/3–1648) and of the Cambridge Platonists exemplifies the continuities of seventeenth century thought with Renaissance philosophy.… …

    History of philosophy

  • 9 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

    Universalium

  • 10 Conscience — • The individual, as in him customary rules acquire ethical character by the recognition of distinct principles and ideals, all tending to a final unity or goal, which for the mere evolutionist is left very indeterminate, but for the Christian… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 11 PLEDGE — The Concept In Jewish law, in addition to the personal right of action against the debtor, the creditor also has a right of lien on   the latter s property. This lien automatically comes into being when the debt is created and is termed aḥarayut… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 12 Blog — For the Polish band, see Blog 27. Journalism …

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  • 13 police — /peuh lees /, n., v., policed, policing. n. 1. Also called police force. an organized civil force for maintaining order, preventing and detecting crime, and enforcing the laws. 2. (used with a pl. v.) members of such a force: Several police are… …

    Universalium

  • 14 Graffiti — For other uses, see Graffiti (disambiguation). For historical graffiti, see Graffito (disambiguation). Juan de Oñate s …

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  • 15 Muhammad ibn Zakariya ar-Razi — Infobox Philosopher region = Persian scholar era = Medieval era color = #B0C4DE image caption = European depiction of the Persian doctor Al Razi, in Gerard of Cremona Receuil des traites de medecine 1250 1260. [ Inventions et decouvertes au Moyen …

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  • 16 libel, defamation and privacy —    Defamation (collectively, libel and slander) actions to protect reputations often provoke incessant tabloid newspaper interest, despite the fact that it is often these newspapers who are the defendants in such actions. In a demonstration of… …

    Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • 17 John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough — Duke of Marlborough and John Churchill redirect here. For subsequent dukes, see Duke of Marlborough (title). For others of this name, see John Churchill (disambiguation). His Grace The Duke of Marlborough KG, PC …

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  • 18 The Feast of the Goat — infobox Book | name = The Feast of the Goat title orig = La fiesta del chivo translator = Edith Grossman image caption = The cover of a recent translation. author = Mario Vargas Llosa illustrator = cover artist = country = Peru language = Spanish …

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  • 19 Medicine murder — A Medicine murder is the killing of a human being in order to excise body parts to use as medicine. It is not human sacrifice in a religious sense because the motivation is not the death of human, but the creation of an item or items from their… …

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  • 20 Joseph Margolis — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophers era = 20th century philosophy color = #B0C4DE image caption = name = Joseph Margolis birth = May 16, 1924 flagicon|USA|size=20px Newark, New Jersey death = school tradition = Historicism,… …

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