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  • 1 vital principle — noun a hypothetical force to which the functions and qualities peculiar to living things are sometimes ascribed • Syn: ↑life principle • Hypernyms: ↑causal agent, ↑cause, ↑causal agency • Hyponyms: ↑spirit * * * …

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  • 2 life principle — Synonyms and related words: anima, animating force, astral body, atman, bathmism, beating heart, biological clock, biorhythm, blood, breath, breath of life, buddhi, divine breath, divine spark, elan vital, essence of life, force of life, gross… …

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  • 3 world soul — noun : a spiritual being having the same relation to the world as a whole that the soul has to the individual being : an animating spirit or creative principle of the universe related to the world as the human soul is to the body : an intelligent …

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  • 4 History of Physics —     History of Physics     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► History of Physics     The subject will be treated under the following heads: I. A Glance at Ancient Physics; II. Science and Early Christian Scholars; III. A Glance at Arabian Physics; IV.… …

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  • 5 spirit — /ˈspɪrət / (say spiruht) noun 1. the principle of conscious life, originally identified with the breath; the vital principle in humans, animating the body or mediating between body and soul. 2. the incorporeal part of a human being: present in… …

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  • 6 The Church —     The Church     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Church     The term church (Anglo Saxon, cirice, circe; Modern German, Kirche; Sw., Kyrka) is the name employed in the Teutonic languages to render the Greek ekklesia (ecclesia), the term by which… …

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  • 7 Seventeenth-century materialism: Gassendi and Hobbes — T.Sorell In the English speaking world Pierre Gassendi is probably best known as the author of a set of Objections to Descartes’s Meditations. These Objections, the fifth of seven sets collected by Mersenne, are relatively long and full, and… …

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  • 8 Soul — • The question of the reality of the soul and its distinction from the body is among the most important problems of philosophy, for with it is bound up the doctrine of a future life Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Soul     Soul …

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

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  • 10 The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever — is a trilogy of fantasy novels by Stephen R. Donaldson. It was followed by The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant , also a trilogy, and The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant , a planned tetralogy.The main character is Thomas Covenant, a… …

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  • 11 spirit — [spir′it] n. [ME < OFr espirit < L spiritus, breath, courage, vigor, the soul, life, in LL(Ec), spirit < spirare, to blow, breathe < IE base * (s)peis , to blow > (prob.) Norw fisa, to puff, blow, OSlav piskati, to pipe, whistle] 1 …

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  • 12 Psychology — • The science which treats of the soul and its operations Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Psychology     Psychology     † …

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  • 13 soul — soullike, adj. /sohl/, n. 1. the principle of life, feeling, thought, and action in humans, regarded as a distinct entity separate from the body, and commonly held to be separable in existence from the body; the spiritual part of humans as… …

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  • 14 spirit — spir•it [[t]ˈspɪr ɪt[/t]] n. 1) rel the animating principle of life, esp. of humans; vital essence 2) rel the incorporeal part of humans, or an aspect of this, as the mind or soul 3) conscious, incorporeal being, as opposed to matter 4) a… …

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  • 15 Manifestation of God — Bahá í Faith Central figures Bahá u lláh The Báb · Abdu l Bahá Key scriptur …

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  • 16 Felix Granda — Rev. Felix Granda y Alvarez Buylla (1868 1954) was a Spanish Roman Catholic priest and sacred artist who founded the liturgical art workshop Talleres de Arte and directed its activities until his death. The workshop is now known as Talleres de… …

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  • 17 hylozoism — hylozoic, adj. hylozoist, n. hylozoistic, adj. hylozoistically, adv. /huy leuh zoh iz euhm/, n. Philos. the doctrine that matter is inseparable from life, which is a property of matter. [1670 80; HYLO + zo (s. of Gk zoé) life + ISM] * * * View… …

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  • 18 Portal:Animation/Intro — Shortcuts: P:ANIM P:ANIMATION P:TOON P:CARTOON …

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  • 19 Portal:Animation — Wikipedia portals: Culture Geography Health History Mathematics Natural sciences People Philosophy Religion Society Technology …

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  • 20 spirit — (Lat., spiritus : breath, life, soul, mind) When we describe things in terms of spirited responses, mean spirited behaviour, a spirited waltz, and so on, we are characterizing them purely as lively or animated. It is a short, but perhaps… …

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