practical+wisdom

  • 1practical wisdom — index experience (background) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2Wisdom — is a concept of personal gaining of knowledge, understanding, experience, discretion, and intuitive understanding, along with a capacity to apply these qualities well towards finding solutions to problems. It is the judicious and purposeful… …

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  • 3Wisdom literature — is the genre of literature common in the Ancient Near East. This genre is characterized by sayings of wisdom intended to teach about divinity and about virtue. The key principle of wisdom literature is that whilst techniques of traditional story… …

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  • 4Wisdom — Wis dom ( d[u^]m), n. [AS. w[imac]sd[=o]m. See {Wise}, a., and { dom}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being wise; knowledge, and the capacity to make due use of it; knowledge of the best ends and the best means; discernment and judgment;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5Wisdom tooth — Wisdom Wis dom ( d[u^]m), n. [AS. w[imac]sd[=o]m. See {Wise}, a., and { dom}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being wise; knowledge, and the capacity to make due use of it; knowledge of the best ends and the best means; discernment and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6wisdom — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, great, profound ▪ accepted, common, conventional, folk, perceived, popular, prevailing …

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  • 7wisdom — Not so much an intellectual gift in the OT as a technical skill (Exod. 36:8) or ability to live satisfactorily (Prov. 1:5–12). Above all wisdom is a quality or attribute of God, who created the world (Prov. 8:22–31) and gave Israel the Law… …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 8Practical reason — In philosophy, practical reason is the use of reason to decide how to act. This contrasts with theoretical reason (often called speculative reason), which is the use of reason to decide what to believe. For example: agents use practical reason to …

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  • 9practical — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun (BrE) ADJECTIVE ▪ chemistry, physics, etc. ▪ laboratory VERB + PRACTICAL ▪ sit (BrE), take …

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  • 10wisdom — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sagacity, understanding; conventional wisdom. See knowledge. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Intellectual power] Syn. intelligence, sagacity, perspicacity; see sanity 1 , sense 2 . 2. [Good sense] Syn.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11Perfection of Wisdom — buddhism Perfection of Wisdom is a translation of the Sanskrit term prajñā pāramitā (Devanagari: प्रज्ञा पारमिता, Tibetan: Shes rab pha rol phyin ་ཤེས་རབ་ཕ་རོལ་, Chinese: 般若波羅蜜多/般若波罗蜜多, Pinyin: bō ruò bōluómìduō , Japanese: Nihongo| hannya… …

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  • 12Conventional wisdom — For other uses, see Conventional wisdom (disambiguation). Conventional wisdom (CW) is a term used to describe ideas or explanations that are generally accepted as true by the public or by experts in a field. Such ideas or explanations, though… …

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  • 13Elder Wisdom Circle — The Elder Wisdom Circle (EWC) is a nonprofit organization that provides free and confidential advice on a broad range of topics. The EWC also publishes an advice column, in both a Web version and a syndicated print version that is carried in 25… …

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  • 14Jack Wisdom — is a Professor of Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D from Caltech in 1981. His research interests are the dynamics of the Solar System.Wisdom s 1981 dissertation demonstrated for the first time… …

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  • 15biblical 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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  • 16Aristotle: Ethics and politics — Roger Crisp ETHICS BACKGROUND AND METHOD Aristotle wrote no books on ethics. Rather, he gave lectures, the notes for which subsequently were turned by others into two books, the Nicomachean Ethics (NE) and the Eudemian Ethics (EE). There is much… …

    History of philosophy

  • 17ethics — /eth iks/, n.pl. 1. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) a system of moral principles: the ethics of a culture. 2. the rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group, culture, etc.: medical ethics;… …

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  • 18philosophy, Western — Introduction       history of Western philosophy from its development among the ancient Greeks to the present.       This article has three basic purposes: (1) to provide an overview of the history of philosophy in the West, (2) to relate… …

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  • 19Nicomachean Ethics — Part of a series on Aristotle …

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  • 20ETHICS — IN THE BIBLE There is no abstract, comprehensive concept in the Bible which parallels the modern concept of ethics. The term musar designates ethics in later Hebrew, but in the Bible it indicates merely the educational function fulfilled by the… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism