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  • 1 immaterial substance — index spirit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 immaterial — im·ma·te·ri·al /ˌi mə tir ē əl/ adj: not essential, pertinent, or of consequence the jury could have discounted the medical history evidence, or while accepting its accuracy, found it immaterial Willett v. State, 911 S.W.2d 937 (1995) compare… …

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  • 3 immaterial — adjective /ˌɪməˈtɪriəl/ a) Having no matter or substance. Because ghosts are immaterial, they can pass through walls. b) Irrelevant. Objection, Your Honour! The defendants criminal record is immaterial to this case. Ant: material …

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  • 4 immaterial — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unsubstantial, incorporeal, disembodied; impalpable, intangible; irrelevant, impertinent; trivial, unimportant, inconsequential. See insubstantiality, unimportance. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1.… …

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  • 5 without substance — index ill founded, immaterial, incorporeal, null (insignificant), unfounded Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 Dualism (philosophy of mind) — René Descartes s illustration of dualism. Inputs are passed on by the sensory organs to the epiphysis in the brain and from there to the immaterial spirit. In philosophy of mind, dualism is a set of views about the relationship between mind and… …

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  • 7 Leibniz: truth, knowledge and metaphysics — Nicholas Jolley Leibniz is in important respects the exception among the great philosophers of the seventeenth century. The major thinkers of the period characteristically proclaim the need to reject the philosophical tradition; in their… …

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  • 8 Averroes — Alfred Ivry Abū’l Walīd Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn Rushd (1126–98) needs to be known only as Averroes to be familiar to students of philosophy in the West. Greatly respected as a commentator on Aristotle’s writings, Averroes was also strongly… …

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  • 9 Enlightenment (The Scottish) — The Scottish Enlightenment M.A.Stewart INTRODUCTION The term ‘Scottish Enlightenment’ is used to characterize a hundred years of intellectual and cultural endeavour that started around the second decade of the eighteenth century. Our knowledge of …

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  • 10 Materialism — • As the word itself signifies, Materialism is a philosophical system which regards matter as the only reality in the world, which undertakes to explain every event in the universe as resulting from the conditions and activity of matter, and… …

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  • 11 A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge — wikisourcepar|A Treatise concerning the principles of human knowledge A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (Commonly called Treatise when referring to Berkeley s works) is a 1710 work by the Irish Empiricist philosopher George… …

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  • 12 Materialism — Not to be confused with Materialistic. For the prioritization of resources, see economic materialism. For the Marxist analysis, see dialectical materialism. For consumerism, see consumerism. For materialist perspective on social development, see… …

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  • 13 Summa Theologica — The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa , written 1265 ndash;1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225 ndash;1274) although it was never finished. It was intended as a manual for beginners as a compilation …

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  • 14 Locke, John — born Aug. 29, 1632, Wrington, Somerset, Eng. died Oct. 28, 1704, Oates, Essex English philosopher. Educated at Oxford, principally in medicine and science, he later became physician and adviser to the future 3rd earl of Shaftesbury (1667–72). He… …

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  • 15 spirit — I noun angel, anima, animation, apparition, ardor, boldness, bravery, character, characteristic quality, cheer, cheerfulness, complexion, courage, daring, dash, disposition, earnestness, energy, enterprise, enthusiasm, essence, essential part,… …

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  • 16 Category mistake — A category mistake, or category error, is a semantic or ontological error by which a property is ascribed to a thing that could not possibly have that property. For example, the statement the business of the book sleeps eternally is syntactically …

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  • 17 Elizabeth of Bohemia — (1618–1680) The daughter of Frederick the Elector Palatine and King of Bohemia, and Elizabeth Stuart, the daughter of James I of England. Elizabeth is known in philosophy through her extensive correspondence with Descartes . After an early… …

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  • 18 LITERATURE, JEWISH — Literature on Jewish themes and in languages regarded as Jewish has been written continuously for the past 3,000 years. What the term Jewish literature encompasses, however, demands definition, since Jews have lived in so many countries and have… …

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  • 19 Adam–God theory — In Mormonism, the Adam–God theory (also called the Adam–God doctrine) was a doctrine taught by Joseph Smith, Brigham Young and other early leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints (LDS Church) involving the status of Adam as the …

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  • 20 Al-Kindi — Infobox Philosopher region = Arab scholar era = Islamic Golden Age color = #B0C4DE image caption = Syrian postage stamp depicting al Kindi name = Al Kindi birth = c. 801 death = c. 873 school tradition = Early Islamic philosophy, Mu tazili,… …

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