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    Life

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    There exist various properties in a symbol's object of reference, which cannot be contained within the symbol itself. An obvious example of this is the property of real existence. We may discuss in detail the various properties of a horse and of a unicorn. Considered only from a linguistic standpoint, a horse and unicorn can be assumed to be virtually synonymous. However, the object of the symbol horse possesses the property of real existence while the object of the symbol unicorn does not. The word/symbol

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    MCM sonar technology

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    minelike bottom objects with theareas that they may operate – the battlespace. These efforts have been plagued by a number of fundemental equipment and philosophical problems. Apart from the difficulties faced with precisely positioning the mine-like objects on the bottom the general navigation and plotting accuracies of the vessels was very poor. This contributed to so great a lack of confidence by succeeding vessel commanders about the validity of the database of bottom objects that the databases

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    factors- their mass (the mass of the moving object), the speed the moving object is going at, the friction between the surfaces and the air (or water) resistance and movement around the object. The stopping distance (or sd.) of an object is how far it travels before stopping. As an object moves forwards, it has kinetic energy (KE) pushing it. However, as it moves, it also creates friction. This changes the KE (kinetic energy) of the moving object into heat energy. This means that there is

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    A Man?s Vision Of Love:

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    “Men love war because it allows them to look serious. Because they imagine it is the one thing that stops women laughing at them. In it they can reduce women to the status of objects. This is the great distinction between the sexes. Men see objects, women see the relationship between objects. Whether the objects need each other, love each other, match each other. It is an extra dimension of feeling we men are without and one that makes war abhorrent to all real women - and absurd. I will tell

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    Absolute

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    logic. The many things that people experience throughout their lifetimes, help to determine the judgments toward the different issues and objects that they encounter. Because individuals has his or her own sense of reason and logic, the perceptions that people encounter are ultimately true, and not false. Life does not contain one truth for any idea or object, but truths can be found in one’s perception. It is difficult to determine that anything is the absolute truth. One should not prove tha..

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    Mary Shelley: Frankenstein In 1818, The British Critic, a British literary magazine, assessed Mary Shelley's new novel, Frankenstein, The Modern Prometheus. The reviewer wrote: "We need scarcely say, that these volumes have neither principle, object, nor moral; the horror which abounds in them is too grotesque and bizarre ever to approach near the sublime, and when we did not hurry over the pages in disgust, we sometimes paused to laugh outright; and yet we suspect, that the diseased and wandering

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    Quasars

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    nature of quasars has been one of the most intriguing and baffling problems as evidenced by the following quotations: " the problem of understanding quasi-stellar objects… is one of the most important and fascinating tasks in all physics" - G.Burbidge and Hoyle. "The quasar continues to rank both as one of the most baffling objects in the universe and one most capable of inspiring heated argument" - Morrison. "The redshift problem is one of the most critical problems in astronomy today" -

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    developmental intellect of a child 's growth. Researchers mainly focus on the aspects of a person 's life in a given cycle to test certain theories of intellectual development. Explaining how children who look, for objects/things that appear familiar to them after they’ve been hidden is called “object permanence”. Stating that how the

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    like pointing at an object with a finger. A Kantian mode of demonstrative reference is characterized by the existence of a real, 2-placed affective relation between an intuiting subject and the referent. Parsons suggests that Kantian intuition is both singular and immediate, and immediacy demands an object of intuition to be present, a condition clearly satisfied by objects within our immediate perceptual field. But since we do not have an immediate relation with remote objects, the scope of our demonstrative

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    INTRODUCTION The investigation was similar to the ‘Bower et al’ study (1969) of whether organisation of data facilitates memorizing it. Methods of organisation to assist in enhancing memorizing objects have been performed, by, for example, asking participants to categorise lists of objects into a meaningful arrangement prior to memorizing it; this technique is called organisation. Participants in one condition, (the experimental group) were presented with 4 groups of words which each

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    John Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding In John Locke's "Essay Concerning Human Understanding", he makes a distinction between the sorts of ideas we can conceive of in the perception of objects. Locke separates these perceptions into primary and secondary qualities. Regardless of any criticism of such a distinction, it is a necessary one in that, without it, perception would be a haphazard affair. To illustrate this, an examination of Locke's definition of primary and secondary qualities

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    The World Needs Abortion

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    feel pain. If an object cannot feel, then it will not feel pain if damaged, and the treatment of the object is chosen to benefit those who feel.[1] In general, actions are considered best when they cause the greatest happiness to the society, the collection of all conscious[2]objects. (In this paper, objects are used as a generic term for anyone or anything.) To prevent unbearable pain and cruelty, and to prevent abuses that can destroy the entire society, every conscious object has the fundamental

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    activity that is inherently satisfying, and consists of the continuos repetition of that activity for the sheer joy of doing so (Hughes, 1991). The second is play with objects involves the intentional handling of an object that leads to satisfaction from the handling. Finally symbolic play is the use of mental representation, in which one object represents another (Hughes, 1991). Exploration or Play? The differences between play and exploration can be difficult to assess. When infants are exploring their

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    Minimalism

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    artists’ tendency to produce objects and not images, we need to define minimalism. Michael Delahunt at Artlex (1) refers to minimalism as “A twentieth century style of art stressing the idea of reducing a work of art to the minimum number of colors, values, shapes, lines and textures”. But I think this definition does not completely reflect what minimal artists did. They did not get interested in ‘complex’ things as colors, values, lines etc. They preferred objects to images or I would rather say

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    of its form, not its 'content'. By this is meant, for example, that a denoting phrase need not actually denote anything in order to be a denoting phrase, it simply needs to have the form of a phrase that is... ... middle of paper ... ...t the object is an actual constituent of that proposition. The proposition contains merely the constituents of those words contained in the denoting phrase. Therefore, with every proposition we could possibly apprehend (whether true or not) each of their constituents

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    Gravity

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    once dropped two objects off the Leaning Tower of Pisa to show that the heavier of the two objects dropped faster. If a feather and hammer were the two objects he used then obviously the hammer would hit the ground first. This is due to air resistance, which is the force air exerts on a moving object. This force acts in the opposite direction to that of the object's motion. In the case of a falling object, air resistance pushes up as gravity pulls down, which causes the object to slow down. When

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    George Berkeley

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    the belief that perception is the basis for existence. In doing so, he rejected the notion of a material world in favor of an immaterial world. Berkeley felt that all we really know about an object we learn from our perception of that object. He recognized that in the materialist’s view the real object is independent of any perceiver’s perception. The pen on my desk would exist, whether or not I was in the room to see it or have a sensory experience of it in some way. Berkeley rejected this idea

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    Chisholm and the Doctrine of Temporal Parts

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    In the appendix to Person and Object, Roderick Chisholm discusses the doctrine of temporal parts. Chisholm’s position is that the arguments commonly supplied in support of the doctrine are not successful. In this paper, I will consider Chisholm’s objections and then give my own responses in favor of the doctrine of temporal parts. The doctrine of temporal parts, commonly called four dimensionalism, is a metaphysical theory concerning how it is that objects persist through time. Four dimensionalism

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    world. Entities should not be seen as Things because this typifies an entity and categorizes it into something it must be. An entity does not have to be a Thing at all. Equipment is an object in the world with which we have meaningful dealings. And equipment can only be equipment and show its worth with the objects and things its good for. The easier it is for us to use equipment as it is intended gives that equipment, the more primitive our relationship with the equipment. When we pick up a hammer

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    Newtons First Law Newtons first laws states that : "An object in motion tends to stay in motion and an object at rest tends to stay and rest unless acted upon by and outside force." When in space, Newtons first law is very obvious. When an object in space is set on a course, it stays on that course unless it is acted upon by some outside force. Newtons first law is also present in every day life here on earth. The place where we may experience it the most is in our vehicles. If you are

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