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  • 1 clay — n. 1. Argillaceous earth (consisting principally of alumina and silica). 2. [Scriptural or poetic.] Flesh (of man, as perishable), mortal part, earthly part, earthly substance, perishable substance …

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  • 2 preserve — preservable, adj. preservability, n. preservation /prez euhr vay sheuhn/, n. preserver, n. /pri zerrv /, v., preserved, preserving, n. v.t. 1. to keep alive or in existence; make lasting: to preserve our liberties as free citizens …

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  • 3 preserve — pre•serve [[t]prɪˈzɜrv[/t]] v. served, serv•ing, n. 1) to keep alive or in existence; make lasting: to preserve our liberties as free citizens[/ex] 2) to keep safe from harm or injury; protect or spare 3) to keep up; maintain: to preserve… …

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  • 4 preserve — [c]/prəˈzɜv / (say pruh zerv) verb (preserved, preserving) –verb (t) 1. to keep alive or in existence; make lasting. 2. to keep safe from harm or injury; save. 3. to keep up; maintain. 4. to keep possession of; retain: to preserve one s composure …

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  • 5 Aristotle the philosopher of nature — David Furley 1 THE TREATISES ON NATURE The subject matter of the present chapter is what Aristotle has to say about the natural world the subject that in classical Greek is most accurately rendered as ta physika. But of course this includes many… …

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  • 6 South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 7 Christian mortalism — incorporates the belief that the human soul is not naturally immortal,[1][2][3][4][5] and the belief that the soul is uncomprehending during the time between bodily death and Judgment Day resurrection …

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  • 8 Existence (Philosophy of) 1 — Philosophy of existence 1 Heidegger Jacques Taminiaux At the very outset and up to the end, the long philosophical journey of Martin Heidegger (1889–1976) remained oriented by a single question, the question of Being, the Seinsfrage. This does… …

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  • 9 Controlled Substances Act — Acronym CSA Enacted by the 91st United States Congress Effective October 27, 1970 Citations Public La …

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  • 10 Aristotle’s logic and metaphysics — Alan Code PART 1: LOGICAL WORKS OVERVIEW OF ARISTOTLE’S LOGIC The Aristotelian logical works are referred to collectively using the Greek term ‘Organon’. This is a reflection of the idea that logic is a tool or instrument of, though not… …

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  • 11 refrigeration — /ri frij euh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of refrigerating. 2. the state of being refrigerated. [1425 75; late ME refrigeracion < L refrigeration (s. of refrigeratio). See REFRIGERATE, ION] * * * Process of removing heat from an enclosed …

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  • 12 Kierkegaard’s speculative despair — Judith Butler Every movement of infinity is carried out through passion, and no reflection can produce a movement. This is the continual leap in existence that explains the movement, whereas mediation is a chimera, which in Hegel is supposed to… …

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  • 13 epigraphy — epigraphist, epigrapher, n. /i pig reuh fee/, n. 1. the study or science of epigraphs or inscriptions, esp. of ancient inscriptions. 2. inscriptions collectively. [1850 55; EPIGRAPH + Y3] * * * ▪ historiography Introduction  the study of written… …

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  • 14 Indian philosophy — Any of the numerous philosophical systems developed on the Indian subcontinent, including both orthodox (astika) systems, namely, the Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Samkhya, Yoga, Mimamsa, and Vedanta schools of philosophy, and unorthodox (nastika) systems …

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  • 15 Khat — See Khat (apparel) for the headcloth worn by ancient Egyptian pharaohs; see Hat, Azerbaijan for the village in Azerbaijan Khat Catha edulis Conservation status …

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  • 16 Paris arts faculty (The): Siger of Brabant, Boethius of Dacia, Radulphus Brito — The Paris arts faculty: Siger of Brabant, Boethius of Dacia, Radulphus Brito Sten Ebbesen Throughout the thirteenth century Paris overshadowed all other universities in the arts as in theology. This chapter will deal almost exclusively with Paris …

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  • 17 Dry Ice — Chem., Trademark. the solid form of carbon dioxide, which sublimes at 109.26°F ( 78.48°C) and is used chiefly as a refrigerant. * * * Carbon dioxide in solid form. It is a dense, colourless substance, resembling compressed snow, that at normal… …

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  • 18 pre-Columbian civilizations — Introduction       the aboriginal American Indian (Mesoamerican Indian) cultures that evolved in Meso America (part of Mexico and Central America) and the Andean region (western South America) prior to Spanish exploration and conquest in the 16th …

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  • 19 Life — • The enigma of life is still one of the two or three most difficult problems that face both scientist and philosopher Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Life     Life      …

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  • 20 List of Dune terminology — This is a list of terminology used in the fictional Dune universe created by Frank Herbert, the primary source being Terminology of the Imperium, the glossary contained in the novel Dune (1965). Dune word construction could be classified into… …

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