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  • 1 particular object of pursuit — index specialty (special aptitude) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 object — ob·ject 1 / äb jikt/ n 1: something toward which thought, feeling, or action is directed see also natural object 2: the purpose or goal of something; esp in the civil law of Louisiana: the purpose for which a contract or obligation is formed… …

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  • 3 object — n 1. thing, something, anything, it, body, particular, stuff; substantiality, materiality, individuality; phenomenon, article, device, contrivance; substance, element, solid, entity; gadget, item, Fr. quelque chose. bird in hand; creature, being …

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  • 4 Smooth pursuit — Pursuit movement is the ability of the eyes to smoothly follow a moving object. It is one of two ways that visual animals can voluntarily shift gaze, the other being saccadic eye movements. Pursuit differs from the vestibulo ocular reflex, which… …

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  • 5 specialty — spe·cial·ty n pl ties 1 [from the special form of the contract]: formal contract at contract 2: a doctrine providing that a person extradited can be prosecuted only for the charges described in the order for extradition …

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  • 6 speciality — n. 1. Particularity. 2. Specialty, object of special attention, particular object of pursuit, pet subject …

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  • 7 Culture — For other uses, see Culture (disambiguation). Petroglyphs in modern day Gobustan, Azerbaijan, dating back to 10 000 BCE indicating a thriving culture …

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  • 8 Utilitarians (The early) — The early utilitarians Bentham and James Mill G.L.Williams Jeremy Bentham was born in 1748 in London; his prosperous father, a lawyer who became wealthy from property rather than the law, planned out for his son a brilliant legal career. After an …

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  • 9 photoreception — photoreceptive, adj. /foh toh ri sep sheuhn/, n. the physiological perception of light. [1905 10; PHOTO + RECEPTION] * * * Biological responses to stimulation by light, most often referring to the mechanism of vision. In one celled organisms such …

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  • 10 Good — • The moral good (bonum honestum) consists in the due ordering of free action or conduct according to the norm of reason, the highest faculty, to which it is to conform Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Good     Good …

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  • 11 Beijing opera — or Peking opera (zh stp|s=京剧|t=京劇|p=Jīngjù) is a form of traditional Chinese theatre which combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance and acrobatics. It arose in the late 18th century and became fully developed and recognized by the mid 19th… …

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  • 12 Peking opera — The female Peking opera performer Shi Yihong[1] (original name Shi Min) creating the role of concubine Yang Yuhuan in the modern Peking opera Da Tang Guifei …

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  • 13 Maurice Merleau-Ponty — Full name Maurice Merleau Ponty Born 14 March 1908 Died 4 May 1961 Era 20th century philosophy …

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  • 14 Critique of Practical Reason —   Cover of 1898 English edition of the Critique of Practical Reason …

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  • 15 Theory of Forms — Plato s Theory of Forms [The name of this aspect of Plato s thought is not modern and has not been extracted from certain dialogues by modern scholars. The term was used at least as early as Diogenes Laertius, who called it (Plato s) Theory of… …

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  • 16 evolution — evolutional, adj. evolutionally, adv. /ev euh looh sheuhn/ or, esp. Brit., /ee veuh /, n. 1. any process of formation or growth; development: the evolution of a language; the evolution of the airplane. 2. a product of such development; something… …

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  • 17 motion picture — motion picture, adj. 1. a sequence of consecutive pictures of objects photographed in motion by a specially designed camera (motion picture camera) and thrown on a screen by a projector (motion picture projector) in such rapid succession as to… …

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  • 18 Plato: aesthetics and psychology — Christopher Rowe Plato’s ideas about literature and art and about beauty (his ‘aesthetics’) are heavily influenced and in part actually determined by his ideas about the mind or soul (his ‘psychology’).1 It is therefore appropriate to deal with… …

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  • 19 Texas Ranger Division — Infobox Law enforcement agency agencyname = TDPS, Texas Ranger Division commonname = Texas Rangers abbreviation = |200px badge = motto = mottotranslated = formedyear = 1835 formedmonthday = October 17 preceding1 = employees = budget = country =… …

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  • 20 Visual system — The visual system includes the eyes, the connecting pathways through to the visual cortex and other parts of the brain. The illustration shows the mammalian system. The visual system is the part of the central nervous system which enables… …

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