# determined+by+no+rule+or+principle

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**Rule of St. Benedict**— • Lengthy article on the text of the Rule and its composition, some analysis, and practical application Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rule of St. Benedict Rule of St. Benedict …2

**Rule of Saint Francis**— Rule of Saint Francis † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Rule of Saint Francis As known, St. Francis founded three orders and gave each of them a special rule. Here only the rule of the first order is to be considered, i.e., that of the Friars …3

**Principle of maximum entropy**— This article is about the probability theoretic principle. For the classifier in machine learning, see maximum entropy classifier. For other uses, see maximum entropy (disambiguation). Bayesian statistics Theory Bayesian probability Probability… …4

**Rule of law**— The rule of law, in its most basic form, is the principle that no one is above the law. Thomas Paine stated in his pamphlet Common Sense (1776): For as in absolute governments the king is law, so in free countries the law ought to be king; and… …5

**Principle of compositionality**— In mathematics, semantics, and philosophy of language, the Principle of Compositionality is the principle that the meaning of a complex expression is determined by the meanings of its constituent expressions and the rules used to combine them.… …6

**principle**— 1. A general or fundamental doctrine or tenet. SEE ALSO: law, rule, theorem. 2. The essential ingredient in a substance, especially one that gives it its distinctive quality or effect. [L. principium, a beginning, fr. princeps, chief] active p. a …7

**Correspondence principle**— This article discusses quantum theory and relativity. For other uses, see Correspondence principle (disambiguation). In physics, the correspondence principle states that the behavior of systems described by the theory of quantum mechanics (or by… …8

**Net capital rule**— The uniform net capital rule is a rule created by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ( SEC ) in 1975 to regulate directly the ability of broker dealers to meet their financial obligations to customers and other creditors.[1] Broker… …9

**Aufbau principle**— The Aufbau principle (from the German Aufbau meaning building up, construction : also Aufbau rule or building up principle) is used to determine the electron configuration of an atom, molecule or ion. The principle postulates a hypothetical… …10

**Franck-Condon principle**— The Franck Condon principle is a rule in spectroscopy and quantum chemistry that explains the intensity of vibronic transitions. Vibronic transitions are the simultaneous changes in electronic and vibrational energy levels of a molecule due to… …11

**Cramer's rule**— In linear algebra, Cramer s rule is a theorem, which gives an expression for the solution of a system of linear equations with as many equations as unknowns, valid in those cases where there is a unique solution. The solution is expressed in… …12

**Anthropic principle**— In astrophysics and cosmology, the anthropic principle is the philosophical argument that observations of the physical Universe must be compatible with the conscious life that observes it. Some proponents of the argument reason that it explains… …13

**Mailbox rule**— The mailbox rule (called the postal rule or postal acceptance rule in the UK, Australia and New Zealand, or deposited acceptance rule ) is a term of common law contracts which determines the timing of acceptance of an offer when mail is… …14

**Uncertainty principle**— In quantum physics, the Heisenberg uncertainty principle states that locating a particle in a small region of space makes the momentum of the particle uncertain; and conversely, that measuring the momentum of a particle precisely makes the… …15

**Born alive rule**— The born alive rule is a legal principle that holds that various aspects of the criminal law, such as the statutes relating to homicide and to assault, apply only to a child that is born alive . Recent advances in the state of medical science… …16

**Lesser of two evils principle**— The lesser of two evils principle, also known simply as the lesser evil, is the idea that of two bad choices, one isn t as bad as the other, and should be chosen over the one that is a greater threat. Some people consider the lesser of two evils… …17

**Bernoulli's principle**— This article is about Bernoulli s principle and Bernoulli s equation in fluid dynamics. For Bernoulli s Theorem (probability), see Law of large numbers. For an unrelated topic in ordinary differential equations, see Bernoulli differential… …18

**Slide rule**— For other uses, see Slide rule (disambiguation). A typical ten inch student slide rule (Pickett N902 T simplex trig). The slide rule, also known colloquially as a slipstick,[1] is a mechanical analog computer. The slide rule is used primarily for …19

**Right-hand rule**— For the related yet different principle relating to electromagnetic coils, see right hand grip rule .In mathematics and physics, the right hand rule is a common mnemonic for understanding notation conventions for vectors in 3 dimensions. It was… …20

**Posting rule**— The posting rule (or mailbox rule in the U.S., or postal rule or deposited acceptance rule ) is an exception to the general rule of contract law in common law countries that acceptance takes place when communicated. The posting rule states, by… …