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  • 1Unanswerable — Un*an swer*a*ble, a. Not answerable; irrefutable; conclusive; decisive; as, he have an unanswerable argument. {Un*an swer*a*ble*ness}, n. {Un*an swer*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2unanswerable — [[t]ʌ̱nɑ͟ːnsərəb(ə)l, æ̱ns [/t]] 1) ADJ If you describe a question as unanswerable, you mean that it has no possible answer or that a particular person cannot possibly answer it. They would ask their mother unanswerable questions. 2) ADJ If you… …

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  • 3Teleological argument — A teleological or design argument[1][2][3] is an argument for the existence of God. The argument is based on an interpretation of teleology wherein purpose and intelligent design appear to exist in Nature beyond the scope of any such human… …

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  • 4Unanswerableness — Unanswerable Un*an swer*a*ble, a. Not answerable; irrefutable; conclusive; decisive; as, he have an unanswerable argument. {Un*an swer*a*ble*ness}, n. {Un*an swer*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5Unanswerably — Unanswerable Un*an swer*a*ble, a. Not answerable; irrefutable; conclusive; decisive; as, he have an unanswerable argument. {Un*an swer*a*ble*ness}, n. {Un*an swer*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6un|an´swer|a|bly — un|an|swer|a|ble «uhn AN suhr uh buhl», adjective. 1. that cannot be answered; not admitting of any answer or reply: »an unanswerable argument. What remarks he could have made sarcastic, bitter, unanswerable (Arnold Bennett). 2. that cannot be… …

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  • 7un|an´swer|a|ble|ness — un|an|swer|a|ble «uhn AN suhr uh buhl», adjective. 1. that cannot be answered; not admitting of any answer or reply: »an unanswerable argument. What remarks he could have made sarcastic, bitter, unanswerable (Arnold Bennett). 2. that cannot be… …

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  • 8un|an|swer|a|ble — «uhn AN suhr uh buhl», adjective. 1. that cannot be answered; not admitting of any answer or reply: »an unanswerable argument. What remarks he could have made sarcastic, bitter, unanswerable (Arnold Bennett). 2. that cannot be disproved: »an… …

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  • 9Purgatory — • A place or condition of temporal punishment for those who, departing this life in God s grace, are, not entirely free from venial faults, or have not fully paid the satisfaction due to their transgressions. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …

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  • 10clincher — n. 1. Cramp, clinch, holdfast, clamp. 2. Conclusive argument, unanswerable argument, poser, settler (colloq.), closer (colloq.) …

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  • 11Agaunum — • In the diocese of Sion, Switzerland, owes its fame to an event related by St. Eucherius, Bishop of Lyons, the martyrdom of a Roman legion, known as the Theban Legion , at the beginning of the fourth century Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …

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  • 12Nicholas Cardinal Wiseman —     Nicholas Patrick Wiseman     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Nicholas Patrick Wiseman     Cardinal, first Archbishop of Westminster; b. at Seville, 2 Aug., 1802; d. in London, 15 Feb., 1865, younger son of James Wiseman, a merchant of Irish family… …

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  • 13concise — concise, terse, succinct, laconic, summary, pithy, compendious are comparable when meaning briefly stated or presented or given to or manifesting brevity in statement or expression. A person is concise who speaks or writes briefly ; a thing is… …

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  • 14Unsolved problems in philosophy — This article deals mainly with unsolved problems in analytic philosophy. For other schools of philosophy, this concept is not well defined. Philosophical problems are unlike scientific or mathematical problems in that problems in philosophy are… …

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  • 15Intelligent design — This article is about intelligent design as promulgated by the Discovery Institute. For other uses, see Intelligent design (disambiguation). For the philosophical argument from design , see Teleological argument …

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  • 16Metaphysical naturalism — This article is about the worldview. For the methodological paradigm, see Methodological naturalism. Part of a series on Irreligion …

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  • 17Qualia — (pronEng|ˈkwɑːliə) is an unfamiliar term for something that could not be more familiar to each of us: the ways things seem to us [ [http://ase.tufts.edu/cogstud/papers/quinqual.htm Dennett, D. Quining Qualia ] ] . They can be defined as qualities …

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  • 18Greek arithmetic, geometry and harmonics: Thales to Plato — Ian Mueller INTRODUCTION: PROCLUS’ HISTORY OF GEOMETRY In a famous passage in Book VII of the Republic starting at Socrates proposes to inquire about the studies (mathēmata) needed to train the young people who will become leaders of the ideal… …

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  • 19Plato: metaphysics and epistemology — Robert Heinaman METAPHYSICS The Theory of Forms Generality is the problematic feature of the world that led to the development of Plato’s Theory of Forms and the epistemological views associated with it.1 This pervasive fact of generality appears …

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  • 20Descartes: metaphysics and the philosophy of mind — John Cottingham THE CARTESIAN PROJECT Descartes is rightly regarded as one of the inaugurators of the modern age, and there is no doubt that his thought profoundly altered the course of Western philosophy. In no area has this influence been more… …

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