thinking+principle

  • 1 principle — I (axiom) noun accepted belief, adage, admitted maxim, article of belief, article of faith, assertion, assurance, basic doctrine, basic law, basic rule, basic truth, belief, canon, conviction, credo, declaration of faith, decretum, doctrine,… …

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  • 2 principle — / prInsifipFl/ noun 1 MORAL RULE a) (C, U) a moral rule or set of ideas which makes you behave in a particular way: She resigned on a matter of principle. | the principle of the thing spoken: You shouldn t just take the car without asking, it s… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 Principle of sufficient reason — The principle of sufficient reason (also called the Causal Doctrine) states that anything that happens does so for a definite reason. In virtue of which no fact can be real or no statement true unless it has sufficient reason why it should be… …

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  • 4 thinking — It is common to suppose that people are characterized by their rationality, and the most evident display of our rationality is our capacity to think. This is the rehearsal in the mind of what to say, or what to do. Not all thinking is verbal,… …

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  • 5 Instantiation principle — The instantiation principle is a concept in philosophy that states that if something has a property, then necessarily that something must exist. For it not to exist would be a property without an essence, which is impossible.For example, an apple …

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  • 6 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… …

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  • 7 80/20 Thinking — Infobox Company type = Limited Company name = 80/20 Thinking Limited location = London United Kingdom foundation = 2008 area served = Worldwide founder = Simon Davies, Thomas H Dee, Dr. Gus Hosein industry = Privacy, Information Security,… …

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  • 8 Alphabetic principle — The alphabetic principle is the understanding that letters are used to represent speech sounds and that there are systematic and predictable relationships between written letters and spoken words. The alphabetic principle is the foundation of any …

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  • 9 Magical thinking — For the book, see Magical Thinking (book). Magical thinking is causal reasoning that looks for correlation between acts or utterances and certain events. In religion, folk religion, and superstition, the correlation posited is between religious… …

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  • 10 Copernican principle — In physical cosmology, the Copernican principle, named after Nicolaus Copernicus, states that the Earth is not in a central, specially favored position.[1] More recently, the principle has been generalized to the relativistic concept that humans… …

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  • 11 LogoVisual thinking — (also LogoVisual technology and LVT) is both an overall concept and a methodology. It developed out of structural communication, systematics (the study of multi term systems), and other work of J. G. Bennett in the 1960s. It began in the domain… …

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  • 12 Basic Limiting Principle — A Basic Limiting Principle (B.L.P.) is a general principle that limits our explanations metaphysically or epistemologically, and which normally goes unquestioned or even unnoticed in our everyday or scientific thinking. The term was introduced by …

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  • 13 nervous principle — Spirit Spir it, n. [OF. espirit, esperit, F. esprit, L. spiritus, from spirare to breathe, to blow. Cf. {Conspire}, {Expire}, {Esprit}, {Sprite}.] 1. Air set in motion by breathing; breath; hence, sometimes, life itself. [Obs.] All of spirit… …

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  • 14 Evolutionary Principle — The evolutionary principle is a largely psychological doctrine formulated by anthropologist Claude Levi StraussFact|date=February 2007 which roughly states that when a species is removed from the habitat in which it evolved, or that habitat… …

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  • 15 way of thinking — index conviction (persuasion), outlook, perspective, position (point of view), posture (attitude) …

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  • 16 Mind — • Explores the term in relation to consciousness, matter, and mechanism Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Mind     Mind     † …

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  • 17 Enneads — The Six Enneads , sometimes abbreviated to The Enneads or Enneads , is the collection of writings of Plotinus, edited and compiled by his student Porphyry (c. 270 AD). Plotinus was a student of Ammonius Saccas and they were founders of… …

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  • 18 mind — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. consciousness, understanding; intellect; purpose, intention, opinion. See will, desire. v. t. heed, obey; notice, tend; object to. See attention, care, belief, dislike. II (Roget s IV) n. 1.… …

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  • 19 Monophysitism — Part of a series on Eastern Christianity …

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  • 20 Intellect — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Intellect >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 intellect intellect mind understanding reason thinking principle Sgm: N 1 rationality rationality Sgm: N 1 cogitative faculties cogitative faculties cognitive faculties discursive …

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