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  • 1Locke: knowledge and its limits — Ian Tipton I That John Locke’s Essay concerning Human Understanding is one of the philosophical classics is something nobody would deny, yet it is not easy to pinpoint precisely what is so special about it. Locke himself has been described as the …

    History of philosophy

  • 2Suppression of English Monasteries Under Henry VIII —     Suppression of English Monasteries under Henry VIII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Suppression of English Monasteries under Henry VIII     From any point of view the destruction of the English monasteries by Henry VIII must be regarded as one… …

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  • 3Shark senses and behaviors — “He perceives the slightest pressure wave from my smallest movement, analyzes every change in acidity or in the vaguest of odors, and he will never allow himself to be surprised by abrupt movement.” (Cousteau.)hark SensesSharks’ senses allow them …

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  • 4To fall under — Fall Fall (f[add]l), v. i. [imp. {Fell} (f[e^]l); p. p. {Fallen} (f[add]l n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Falling}.] [AS. feallan; akin to D. vallen, OS. & OHG. fallan, G. fallen, Icel. Falla, Sw. falla, Dan. falde, Lith. pulti, L. fallere to deceive, Gr.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5weakness — n. See weak, under its various senses …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 6The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist —     The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist     In this article we shall consider:     ♦ the fact of the Real Presence, which is, indeed, the central dogma;     ♦ the …

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  • 7Encyclopædia Perthensis — The Encyclopaedia Perthensis or Universal Dictionary of KNOWLEDGE collected from every source and intended to supersede the use of all other English books of reference was published in Perth, Scotland by C. Mitchel and Co. It has twenty three 8vo …

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  • 8education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

    Universalium

  • 9Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 10philosophy, 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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  • 11Hinduism — /hin dooh iz euhm/, n. the common religion of India, based upon the religion of the original Aryan settlers as expounded and evolved in the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, etc., having an extremely diversified character with many… …

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  • 12literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 13BIBLE — THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 14Glossary of cue sports terms — The following is a glossary of traditional English language terms used in the three overarching cue sports disciplines: carom (or carambole) billiards referring to the various carom games played on a billiard table without pockets; pool (pocket… …

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  • 15linguistics — /ling gwis tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the science of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and historical linguistics. [1850 55; see LINGUISTIC, ICS] * * * Study of the nature and structure of… …

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  • 16Anaxagoras and the atomists — C.C.W.Taylor ANAXAGORAS In the course of the fifth century BC the political and cultural pre eminence of Athens attracted to the city a considerable number of intellectuals of various kinds from all over the Greek world. This phenomenon, the so… …

    History of philosophy

  • 17State or Way — • Stages in the spiritual life Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. State or Way     State or Way (Purgative, Illuminative, Unitive)      …

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  • 18Biblical Exegesis —     Biblical Exegesis     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Biblical Exegesis     Exegesis is the branch of theology which investigates and expresses the true sense of Sacred Scripture.     The exegete does not inquire which books constitute Sacred… …

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  • 19State or Way (Purgative, Illuminative, Unitive) —     State or Way (Purgative, Illuminative, Unitive)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► State or Way (Purgative, Illuminative, Unitive)     The word state is used in various senses by theologians and spiritual writers. It may be taken to signify a… …

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  • 20State (theology) — The term state is used in various senses by Catholic theologians and spiritual writers. It may be taken to signify a profession or calling in life, as where St. Paul says, in I Corinthians 7:20: Let every man abide in the same calling in which he …

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