In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The embrace of ethnic origin presupposes a source culture eager to be embraced, or one that is malleable enough for the author's fancy.
- How can we at the same time be dutiful and unjust, since duty presupposes justice - indeed duty is justice itself, in the form of requirement and obligation.
- Such exercises end up presupposing a continuity when it is almost certainly more productive to look for breaks.
- Protest, however, also presupposed the possibility of improving one's condition by exerting pressure.
- Nor is it possible without presupposing knowledge of the external world since triangulation involves each person recognising that they occupy spaces in a shared world.
- Rather, the coherence of set theory is presupposed by much of the foundational activity in contemporary mathematics.
- Nevertheless, our very procedure, in deriving therefrom a lawlike description of the infinite modes, presupposes the possibility of a deductive science.
- Therefore, its operation in these markets presupposes an institutional framework that makes this operation possible.
- They may indeed show that one can construct Frankfurt-type examples that explicitly presuppose indeterminism in which there are no alternative possibilities.
- I have tried to present Kant's thought in a modern idiom, while presupposing the least possible knowledge of philosophy.
- Mental predicates therefore presuppose the mentality that creates them: mentality cannot consist simply in the applicability of the predicates themselves.
- The buyer also should estimate the expected years of truck service, which requires presupposing what the company will be doing five or more years down the road.
- Needless to say, a consumer boom predicated on mortgage refinancing presupposes an ongoing ability to service one's mortgage.
- Since the reverse is not true (actuality does not in the same way presuppose potentiality), an actuality is prior in definition to its correlative potentiality.
- The guidelines for human behavior that have their source in the Bible presuppose universal applicability.
- Now it was our duty to promote the highest good; and it is not merely our privilege but a necessity connected with duty as a requisite to presuppose the possibility of this highest good.
- The traditional doctrine of the fall presupposed an original state of innocence for the human race.
- Reason, according to Mead, is the search for causal continuity in experience and, in fact, must presuppose such continuity in its attempt to construct a coherent account of reality.
- But individuality and distinctiveness presuppose coherence and unity: without them, nothing can stand on its own as an object either of admiration or contempt.
- These presuppose a reference mass consisting of all possible instances and their use can be interpreted, under appropriate circumstances, to entail a ‘universal’ statement about all instances.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.