general+or+abstract+notion

  • 181 Whewell’s philosophy of science and ethics — Struan Jacobs ON SCIENCE Introduction Among the most prodigious of English minds of the nineteenth century, William Whewell (1794–1866) was at various times, and among other things, philosopher, intellectual historian, scientist, educationist,… …

    History of philosophy

  • 182 Orientability — For orientation of vector spaces, see orientation (mathematics). For other uses, see Orientation (disambiguation). The torus is an orientable surface …

    Wikipedia

  • 183 Transformation problem — In 20th century discussions of Karl Marx s economics the transformation problem is the problem of finding a general rule to transform the values of commodities (based on labour according to his labour theory of value) into the competitive prices… …

    Wikipedia

  • 184 Arthur Cayley — Infobox Scientist name = Arthur Cayley |242px image width = 242px caption = Portrait in London by Barraud Jerrard birth date = birth date|1821|8|16|mf=y birth place = Richmond, Surrey, UK residence = England nationality = British death date =… …

    Wikipedia

  • 185 Philosophy — For other uses, see Philosophy (disambiguation) …

    Wikipedia

  • 186 Boolean algebra (introduction) — Boolean algebra, developed in 1854 by George Boole in his book An Investigation of the Laws of Thought , is a variant of ordinary algebra as taught in high school. Boolean algebra differs from ordinary algebra in three ways: in the values that… …

    Wikipedia

  • 187 theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …

    Universalium

  • 188 Spinoza: the moral and political philosophy — The moral and political philosophy of Spinoza Hans W.Blom Spinoza as a moral and political philosopher was the proponent of a radical and extremely consistent version of seventeenth century Dutch naturalism. As a consequence of the burgeoning… …

    History of philosophy

  • 189 abstrait — abstrait, aite [ apstrɛ, ɛt ] adj. et n. m. • abstract 1372; lat. abstractus 1 ♦ Se dit d une notion de qualité ou de relation considérée par abstraction. La blancheur est une idée abstraite. Qui n existe que sous forme d idée. La richesse, pour… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 190 Anatta — Part of a series on Buddhism Outline · Portal History Timeline · Councils …

    Wikipedia

  • 191 philosophical anthropology — anthropology (def. 4). * * * Study of human nature conducted by the methods of philosophy. It is concerned with questions such as the status of human beings in the universe, the purpose or meaning of human life, and whether humanity can be made… …

    Universalium

  • 192 Pythagoreans and Eleatics — Edward Hussey PYTHAGORAS AND THE EARLY PYTHAGOREANS Pythagoras, a native of Samos, emigrated to southern Italy around 520, and seems to have established himself in the city of Croton. There he founded a society of people sharing his beliefs and… …

    History of philosophy

  • 193 Critical theory — Horkheimer, Adorno, Habermas David Rasmussen HEGEL, MARX AND THE IDEA OF A CRITICAL THEORY Critical theory1 is a metaphor for a certain kind of theoretical orientation which owes its origin to Hegel and Marx, its systematization to Horkheimer and …

    History of philosophy

  • 194 UNITED STATES LITERATURE — The Influence of the Bible and Hebrew Culture The Jewish influence on American literary expression predated the actual arrival of Jews in the United States in 1654, for the Puritan culture of New England was marked from the outset by a deep… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 195 Complex number — A complex number can be visually represented as a pair of numbers forming a vector on a diagram called an Argand diagram, representing the complex plane. Re is the real axis, Im is the imaginary axis, and i is the square root of –1. A complex… …

    Wikipedia

  • 196 Janus — For other uses, see Janus (disambiguation). Bifrons redirects here. For other uses, see Bifrons (disambiguation). A statue representing Janus Bifrons in the Vatican Museums In ancient Roman religion and mythology, Janus is the god of beginnings… …

    Wikipedia

  • 197 Race (classification of human beings) — The term race or racial group usually refers to the concept of categorizing humans into populations or groups on the basis of various sets of characteristics. [http://www.physanth.org/positions/race.html AAPA Statement on Biological Aspects of… …

    Wikipedia

  • 198 Ring (mathematics) — This article is about algebraic structures. For geometric rings, see Annulus (mathematics). For the set theory concept, see Ring of sets. Polynomials, represented here by curves, form a ring under addition and multiplication. In mathematics, a… …

    Wikipedia

  • 199 Circumcision — This article is about male circumcision. For female circumcision, see Female genital mutilation. Circumcision Intervention Circumcision being performed in central Asia, possibly Turkmenistan c. 1865–1872. Restored albumen …

    Wikipedia

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

    Wikipedia