In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Nashe in The Music of Chance has a compulsion to doubt - the ‘ordinary’ characters are only marginal figures - engaged in a cycle of powerful existential anguish.
- As well as providing succour for those troubled by the existential dilemma, religion, or at least a primitive spirituality, would have played another important role as human societies developed.
- The existential condition of living in a body mediates our perceptual experience of the world.
- So I've been going through an existential reckoning lately, in which I'm in the process of critically examining what I'm doing with my life and why I'm doing it.
- This statement of existential purpose implies a domestic emphasis - that we must be prepared to fight significantly different kinds of wars from what we think of today.
- We can of course make an explicit existential judgement which affirms the existence of the world, but in so doing we are merely making explicit what was there all along.
- Rather than decide to actually cover this story of monstrous proportions, they resorted instead to bogus and pathetic bouts of existential soul-searching.
- The problems are not only theoretical; they are existential.
- Consequently, in his exhibition, the art-work is not a scene of intimate significance, but a testimony of engagement with the crucial existential issues of its epoch and locale.
- By default, Giacometti's figures are read, even today, as symbols of the existential condition of humanity, a last-ditch stand before the void.
- That manifestation of the changed existential condition took us unawares - as the change itself took us unprepared.
- Every few months it seems like all bloggers are called upon to answer the big existential question, ‘What's A Weblog?’
- The young Scorsese depicts the sights, sounds and existential desperation of Little Italy's underworld, combining hardcore realism with a sense of subtlety bordering on the sublime.
- Yet, although their tackling of such existential matters displays a maturity that few of their hard-rocking colleagues ever come near, the means of delivery can at times seem adolescent.
- Instead, we are concerned with certain existential realities that confront us, and which will continue to confront us.
- Thus, myth is a kind of language made up of symbols whose referent is the sacred, and whose meanings are concerned with ultimate or existential issues of human life and destiny.
- I'm not sure if Kelly is correct to call this the Church's ‘greatest existential crisis since the Reformation.’
- Although the figures are unmistakably American in appearance, their titles suggest general existential conditions.
- Finally, someone had brought up the existential question: for the brief time between Pac-Man disappearing from one side of the screen and appearing on the other, where does he go?
- According to Berman, brain images and models may skew and privilege model-friendly properties over existential characteristics of life and thought.
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.