In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- On the brilliant ‘Animal Kingdom’, he engages in a bit of anthropomorphism, drawing parallels between the laws of the jungle and the code of the streets.
- The third section of the book deals with the important concept of anthropomorphism and how Scripture itself is to be handled.
- We can safely view the bacterium for what it is, a small biochemical machine, without having to steer the usual narrow passage between the twin perils of anthropomorphism and reductionism.
- The idea that other animals experience similar emotions to us is not anthropomorphism: it is based on sound scientific evidence.
- These shifts have helped create what experts say is one of the most prominent attitudinal drivers of pet industry growth: the increasing anthropomorphism, or humanization, of pets by their owners.
- His anthropomorphism continues as he elegantly notes the ‘retro quality of the sexual politics’ of the breeding industry that makes the males the valuable ones.
- Lauren Child's spiky, sophisticated artwork offers an edgy alternative to the cosy anthropomorphism with which publishers tend to pad their lists.
- He knew well enough the hazard of excessive anthropomorphism.
- Surely this is a case of anthropomorphism at its most absurd.
- And our affection for animals, uninformed by experience of them, distorts our perceptions and inclines us toward anthropomorphism.
- It wasn't particularly good science, but an exercise in anthropomorphism, giving snails an eroticism, for example, that one might never have anticipated.
- These works employ anthropomorphism of the most subtle sort, which some viewers might miss and others may register only subliminally.
- I guess anthropomorphism has always been an element in ancient religions.
- Never mind all the infantile anthropomorphism about how animals feel that will be bleated at this week's hearings.
- However, for God to address humans this way is anthropomorphism, for God accommodates human communication, and when we speak to one another this way, we do it without duplicity.
- The equation of human and animal morality is, of course, anthropomorphism gone mad.
- He did go for the jugular, exaggerating facial features and specializing in a kind of reverse anthropomorphism: he turned men into beasts.
- The text offered a curious blend of scientific background and moralistic anthropomorphism.
- Native Americans also felt a special kinship with bears because of many shared morphological and behavioral characteristics, which lent the bears more readily to anthropomorphism than other animals.
- On a related note, the concept and practice of anthropomorphism is not adequate to the task.
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.