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  • 1 essence — I. n. 1. nature, substance, quintessence, essential part, central nature, inmost nature or substance, vital element or part. 2. Extract, volatile part, rectified portion. 3. Odor, perfume, scent. 4. Being, existence, entity, nature. II. v. a.… …

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  • 2 center — I (central position) noun axis, center of gravity, central point, convergence, converging point, core, epicenter, equidistance, eye, focal point, focus, focus of attention, fulcrum, half distance, halfway, media pars, medius, middle, middle… …

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  • 3 essence — es·sence / es əns/ n 1: the real or ultimate nature of a thing: the properties that make a thing what it is his award is legitimate only so long as it draws its essence from the collective bargaining agreement United Steel Workers v. Enterprise… …

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  • 4 Scientific method — …

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  • 5 being — n. 1. Existence, subsistence, reality, actuality. 2. Essence, essential being, inmost nature, substance, inner reality, life, vital principle, root, core, heart, centre of life. 3. Sentient, conscious, or personal agent, living thing, creature,… …

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  • 6 Idealism (italian) and after — Italian idealism and after Gentile, Croce and others Giacomo Rinaldi INTRODUCTION The history of twentieth century Italian philosophy is strongly influenced both by the peculiar character of its evolution in the preceding century and by… …

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  • 7 Miracle — • In general, a wonderful thing, the word being so used in classical Latin; in a specific sense, the Latin Vulgate designates by miracula wonders of a peculiar kind, expressed more clearly in the Greek text by the terms terata, dynameis, semeia,… …

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  • 8 Homosexuality — Sexual orientation Orientations Asexual · Bisexual · Heterosexual · Homosexual …

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  • 9 French Literature — • Origin, foundations, and types Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. French Literature     French Literature     † …

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  • 10 Nirvana — This article is about the religious concept. For the American grunge band, see Nirvana (band). For other uses, see Nirvana (disambiguation). Nirvāṇa (Sanskrit: निर्वाण; Pali: निब्बान (nibbāna); Prakrit: णिव्वाण) is a central concept in Indian… …

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  • 11 spirit — Synonyms and related words: Geist, Masan, Muse, abandon, abduce, abduct, activity, adventuresomeness, adventurousness, affective meaning, afflatus, aggression, aggressiveness, aim, air, airy nothing, alacrity, alcohol, ambitiousness, anima, anima …

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  • 12 Teaching of St. Augustine of Hippo —     Teaching of St. Augustine of Hippo     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Teaching of St. Augustine of Hippo     St. Augustine of Hippo (354 430) is a philosophical and theological genius of the first order, dominating, like a pyramid, antiquity and… …

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  • 13 heart — Synonyms and related words: Amor, Benzedrine, Benzedrine pill, C, Christian love, Dexamyl, Dexamyl pill, Dexedrine, Dexedrine pill, Eros, Methedrine, abatis, abdomen, admiration, adoration, affection, agape, amphetamine, amphetamine sulfate,… …

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  • 14 soul — Synonyms and related words: Adamite, Geist, Muse, afflatus, an existence, anima, anima humana, animating force, animus, ardency, ardor, article, astral body, atman, axiom, ba, bathmism, beating heart, being, biological clock, biorhythm, blood,… …

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  • 15 Francis Hutcheson (philosopher) — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophy era = 18th century philosophy color = #B0C4DE name = Francis Hutcheson birth = August 8, 1694 in Ireland school tradition = Scottish Enlightenment, Utilitarianism influences = Shaftesbury, John… …

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  • 16 Xiong Shili — ▪ Chinese philosopher Wade Giles romanization  Hsiung Shih li  born 1885?, Hubei province, China died 1968, Beijing       one of the outstanding figures of 20th century Chinese philosophy. His ontological system is an original synthesis of… …

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  • 17 being — Synonyms and related words: Adamite, actual, actuality, aerobic organism, an existence, anaerobic organism, as, as is, as long as, autotrophic organism, body, bones, bosom, breast, cat, cause, chap, character, considering, contemporaneous,… …

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  • 18 Historical roots of Catholic Eucharistic theology — The historical roots of Roman Catholic Eucharistic theology are the basis upon which a number of ecclesial communities, or churches, express their faith in the bread of life as given by Jesus, and are to be found in the Church Fathers, Scripture …

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  • 19 Words and Music (play) — Samuel Beckett wrote the radio play, Words and Music between November and December 1961. [Both James Knowlson ( Damned to Fame: The Life of Samuel Beckett , p 497) and Stan Gontarski ( The Faber Companion to Samuel Beckett , p 650) quote these… …

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  • 20 essence — n 1. essential part, quiddity, quintessence, essentiality, inmost substance, central nature, vital element, necessary constituent, Latin, sine qua non, Metaphys. hypostasis; principle, entity, inwardness, being, actuality, reality, essentialness …

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