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  • 1 accident — n. 1. Casualty, chance, fortuity, mischance, misadventure, calamity, mishap, miscarriage, misfortune, hap, hazard, contingency, unforeseen or fortuitous event. See contretemps. 2. Property, quality, modification, affection, mode, condition, state …

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  • 2 FRENCH LITERATURE — Biblical and Hebraic Influences The influence of the Hebrew Bible and other Jewish writings on early French literature is limited. With the exception of the 12th century Jeu d Adam, an Anglo Norman verse play, and the 15th century Mistère du Viel …

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  • 3 Nature and Attributes of God —     The Nature and Attributes of God     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Nature and Attributes of God     I. As Known Through Natural Reason     A. Infinity of God     B. Unity or Unicity of God     C. Simplicity of God     D. Divine Personality… …

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  • 4 Critique of Pure Reason — Part of a series on Immanuel …

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  • 5 Christianity — /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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  • 6 metaphysics — /met euh fiz iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. the branch of philosophy that treats of first principles, includes ontology and cosmology, and is intimately connected with epistemology. 2. philosophy, esp. in its more abstruse branches. 3. the… …

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  • 7 Objectivist epistemology — Objectivism s epistemology, like the other branches of Objectivism, was present in some form ever since the publication of Atlas Shrugged . However, it was most fully explained in Rand s 1967 work Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology . Rand… …

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  • 8 GOD — IN THE BIBLE The Bible is not a single book, but a collection of volumes composed by different authors living in various countries over a period of more than a millennium. In these circumstances, divergencies of emphasis (cf. Kings with… …

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  • 9 David Premack — (born October 26, 1925) is currently emeritus professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. He was educated at the University of Minnesota when logical positivism was in full bloom. The departments of Psychology and Philosophy were… …

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  • 10 Spinoza: metaphysics and knowledge — G.H.R.Parkinson The philosophical writings of Spinoza are notoriously obscure, and they have been interpreted in many ways. Some interpreters see Spinoza as (in the words of a contemporary)1 ‘the reformer of the new [sc. Cartesian] philosophy’.… …

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  • 11 Tawhid — This article is part of the series …

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  • 12 KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …

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  • 13 Leadership — Leader redirects here. For other uses, see Leader (disambiguation). For other uses, see Leadership (disambiguation). Psychology …

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  • 14 PHILOSOPHY, JEWISH — This article is arranged according to the following outline: WHAT IS JEWISH PHILOSOPHY? recent histories of jewish philosophy biblical and rabbinic antecedents bible rabbinic literature hellenistic jewish philosophy philo of alexandria biblical… …

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  • 15 Pondicherry interpretation — The Pondicherry interpretation of quantum mechanics (PIQM) was developed by Ulrich Mohrhoff, who teaches at the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education in Pondicherry, India.From the mathematical point of view, quantum mechanics is a… …

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  • 16 Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 17 Existence of God —     The Existence of God     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Existence of God     The topic will be treated as follows:     I. As Known Through Natural Reason     A. The Problem Stated     1. Formal Anti Theism     2. Types of Theism     B.… …

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  • 18 Kant: Critique of Judgement — Patrick Gardiner Kant’s third Critique, the Critique of Judgement, was published in 1790 and was intended as he himself put it to bring his “entire critical undertaking to a close.” So conceived, it was certainly in part designed to build upon… …

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  • 19 Behavior analysis of child development — Child development in behavior analytic theory has origins in John B. Watson s behaviorism.[1] Watson wrote extensively on child development and conducted research (see Little Albert experiment). Watson was instrumental in the modification of… …

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  • 20 Johann Friedrich Herbart — (May 4, 1776 August 11, 1841) was a German philosopher, psychologist, and founder of pedagogy as an academic discipline.Herbart is now remembered amongst the post Kantian philosophers mostly as making the greatest contrast to Hegel; this in… …

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