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  • 41 Scientific imperialism — is a term that appears to have been coined by Dr Ellis T Powell when addressing the Commonwealth Club of Canada on 8 September 1920. Though he defined imperialism as the sense of arbitrary and capricious domination over the bodies and souls of… …

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  • 42 Mental retardation — A term used when a person has certain limitations in mental functioning and in skills such as communicating, taking care of him or herself, and social skills. These limitations will cause a child to learn and develop more slowly than a typical… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 43 SOUL — In the Bible The personality was considered as a whole in the biblical period. Thus the soul was not sharply distinguished from the body. In biblical Hebrew the words neshamah and ru aḥ both mean breath and nefesh refers to the person or even the …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 44 Castlereagh, Robert Stewart, Viscount — born June 18, 1769, Dublin, Ire. died Aug. 12, 1822, London, Eng. British politician. He was elected to the Irish Parliament in 1790 and later served in the British Parliament (1794–1805, 1806–22). As chief secretary for Ireland (1798–1801),… …

    Universalium

  • 45 Scientific racism — denotes the use of scientific, or ostensibly scientific, findings and methods to support or validate racist attitudes and worldviews. It is based on belief in the existence and significance of racial categories, but extends this into a hierarchy… …

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  • 46 History of aesthetics (pre-20th-century) — This description of the history of aesthetics before the twentieth century is based on an article from the 1911 edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica.Greek SpeculationsAncient Greece supplies us with the first important contributions to… …

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  • 47 mind — /muynd/, n. 1. (in a human or other conscious being) the element, part, substance, or process that reasons, thinks, feels, wills, perceives, judges, etc.: the processes of the human mind. 2. Psychol. the totality of conscious and unconscious… …

    Universalium

  • 48 Mind — • Explores the term in relation to consciousness, matter, and mechanism Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Mind     Mind     † …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 49 mind — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. consciousness, understanding; intellect; purpose, intention, opinion. See will, desire. v. t. heed, obey; notice, tend; object to. See attention, care, belief, dislike. II (Roget s IV) n. 1.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 50 Abilities — Ability A*bil i*ty ([.a]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Abilities} ([.a]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[i^]z). [F. habilet[ e], earlier spelling habilit[ e] (with silent h), L. habilitas aptitude, ability, fr. habilis apt. See {Able}.] The quality or state of being …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 51 Ability — A*bil i*ty ([.a]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Abilities} ([.a]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[i^]z). [F. habilet[ e], earlier spelling habilit[ e] (with silent h), L. habilitas aptitude, ability, fr. habilis apt. See {Able}.] The quality or state of being able;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 52 By reason of — Reason Rea son (r[=e] z n), n. [OE. resoun, F. raison, fr. L. ratio (akin to Goth. ra[thorn]j[=o] number, account, gara[thorn]jan to count, G. rede speech, reden to speak), fr. reri, ratus, to reckon, believe, think. Cf. {Arraign}, {Rate},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 53 In all reason — Reason Rea son (r[=e] z n), n. [OE. resoun, F. raison, fr. L. ratio (akin to Goth. ra[thorn]j[=o] number, account, gara[thorn]jan to count, G. rede speech, reden to speak), fr. reri, ratus, to reckon, believe, think. Cf. {Arraign}, {Rate},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 54 In reason — Reason Rea son (r[=e] z n), n. [OE. resoun, F. raison, fr. L. ratio (akin to Goth. ra[thorn]j[=o] number, account, gara[thorn]jan to count, G. rede speech, reden to speak), fr. reri, ratus, to reckon, believe, think. Cf. {Arraign}, {Rate},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 55 It is reason — Reason Rea son (r[=e] z n), n. [OE. resoun, F. raison, fr. L. ratio (akin to Goth. ra[thorn]j[=o] number, account, gara[thorn]jan to count, G. rede speech, reden to speak), fr. reri, ratus, to reckon, believe, think. Cf. {Arraign}, {Rate},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 56 Reason — Rea son (r[=e] z n), n. [OE. resoun, F. raison, fr. L. ratio (akin to Goth. ra[thorn]j[=o] number, account, gara[thorn]jan to count, G. rede speech, reden to speak), fr. reri, ratus, to reckon, believe, think. Cf. {Arraign}, {Rate}, {Ratio},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 57 Arthur Schopenhauer — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophy era = 19th century philosophy color = #B0C4DE | image caption = Arthur Schopenhauer | name = Arthur Schopenhauer birth = February 22, 1788 (Danzig, Germanic Prussia) death = Death date and… …

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  • 58 Reid, Thomas — born April 26, 1710, Kincardineshire, Scot. died Oct. 7, 1796, Glasgow Scottish philosopher. He served as a Presbyterian pastor from 1737 to 1751. His lengthy studies of David Hume convinced him that Hume s skepticism was false, because it was… …

    Universalium

  • 59 History of masturbation — Masturbation was depicted in 19th century Shunga prints, such as this piece by Kunisada …

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  • 60 intellect — n. Understanding, reason, mind, sense, brains, thinking principle, reasoning faculty, rational faculty, discursive faculty, intellectual powers, intellectual faculties, cognitive faculty, cognitive powers, power of cognition …

    New dictionary of synonyms


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