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  • 61 Principle Pictures — is an independent documentary production company based in the Boston, MA area that produces programming on human rights, history, science and medicine often with an international focus. Its mission is to tell stories that compel social change.… …

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  • 62 principle of least time — noun A statement that the path of a ray, eg of light, from one point to another will be that taking the least time (also ↑Fermat s principle of least time) • • • Main Entry: ↑principle …

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  • 63 principle of the excluded middle — noun (logic) The principle that a thing must be either one thing or its contradictory • • • Main Entry: ↑principle …

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  • 64 Principle of identity — can also refer to the Law of identity The Principle of identity was a conception of knowledge which denied empiricism postulated in the philosophy of African Spir …

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  • 65 principle (or law) of parsimony — the scientific principle that things are usually connected in the simplest or most economical way. → parsimony …

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  • 66 principle of law — index stare decisis Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 67 principle part — index component Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 68 principle of Archimedes — ● Archimedean …

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  • 69 Principle of relativity — In physics, the principle of relativity is the requirement that the equations describing the laws of physics have the same form in all admissible frames of reference. For example, in the framework of special relativity the Maxwell equations have… …

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  • 70 Principle of least action — This article discusses the history of the principle of least action. For the application, please refer to action (physics). In physics, the principle of least action or more accurately principle of stationary action is a variational principle… …

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  • 71 Principle of maximum entropy — This article is about the probability theoretic principle. For the classifier in machine learning, see maximum entropy classifier. For other uses, see maximum entropy (disambiguation). Bayesian statistics Theory Bayesian probability Probability… …

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  • 72 Principle of indifference — The principle of indifference (also called principle of insufficient reason) is a rule for assigning epistemic probabilities.Suppose that there are n gt; 1 mutually exclusive and collectively exhaustive possibilities.The principle of indifference …

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  • 73 Principle of least effort — The principle of least effort is a broad theory that covers diverse fields from evolutionary biology to webpage design. It postulates that animals, people, even well designed machines will naturally choose the path of least resistance or effort …

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  • 74 Principle of compositionality — In mathematics, semantics, and philosophy of language, the Principle of Compositionality is the principle that the meaning of a complex expression is determined by the meanings of its constituent expressions and the rules used to combine them.… …

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  • 75 Principle of sufficient reason — The principle of sufficient reason (also called the Causal Doctrine) states that anything that happens does so for a definite reason. In virtue of which no fact can be real or no statement true unless it has sufficient reason why it should be… …

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  • 76 Principle of original horizontality — A stratigraphic section of Ordovician rock exposed in central Tennessee, USA. The sediments composing these rocks were formed in an ocean and deposited in horizontal layers …

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  • 77 Principle of minimum energy — The principle of minimum energy is essentially a restatement of the second law of thermodynamics. It states that for a closed system, with constant external parameters and entropy, the internal energy will decrease and approach a minimum value at …

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  • 78 Principle of opportunity — The principle of opportunity is a principle in Dutch law, which says that a crime will be punished only if its prosecution is considered opportune. This means that public prosecutors have the arbitrary decision power to cancel the prosecution of… …

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  • 79 Principle of charity — In philosophy and rhetoric, the principle of charity requires interpreting a speaker s statements to be rational and, in the case of any argument, considering its best, strongest possible interpretation.[1] In its narrowest sense, the goal of… …

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  • 80 Principle of contradiction — In logic, the Principle of contradiction ( principium contradictionis in Latin) is the second of the so called three classic laws of thought. The oldest statement of the law is that contradictory statements cannot both at the same time be true, e …

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