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all

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • we sat up all night
    • ate all the food
    • all men are mortal
    • all parties are welcome
  • adjective satellite completely given to or absorbed by
    • became all attention

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code

  • noun a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
    codification.
  • noun a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

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giordano_bruno

  • noun Italian philosopher who used Copernican principles to develop a pantheistic monistic philosophy; condemned for heresy by the Inquisition and burned at the stake (1548-1600)
    Bruno.

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jeremy_bentham

  • noun English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831)
    Bentham.

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kierkegaard

  • noun Danish philosopher who is generally considered. along with Nietzsche, to be a founder of existentialism (1813-1855)
    Soren Kierkegaard; Soren Aabye Kierkegaard.

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deductive_reasoning

  • noun reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
    deduction; synthesis.

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george_edward_moore

  • noun English philosopher (1873-1958)
    Moore; G. E. Moore.

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blaise_pascal

  • noun French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist; invented an adding machine; contributed (with Fermat) to the theory of probability (1623-1662)
    Pascal.

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old_stager

  • noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    warhorse; veteran; oldtimer; old hand; old-timer; stager.

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philosopher

  • noun a specialist in philosophy
  • noun a wise person who is calm and rational; someone who lives a life of reason with equanimity

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ernst_mach

  • noun Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)
    Mach.

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epistemic

  • adjective of or relating to epistemology
    epistemological.
    • epistemic modal

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synthetic

  • noun a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
    synthetic substance.
  • adjective satellite not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
    man-made; semisynthetic.
    • man-made fibers
    • synthetic leather

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anticipation

  • noun an expectation
    expectancy.
  • noun something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
    expectancy.
    • each of them had their own anticipations
    • an indicator of expectancy in development

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hunting

  • noun the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    hunt.
  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    search; hunt.

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monnet

  • noun French economist who advocated a Common Market in Europe (1888-1979)
    Jean Monnet.

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plato

  • noun ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC)

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reason_out

  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

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charles_peirce

  • noun United States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)
    Charles Sanders Peirce; Peirce.

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kong_the_master

  • noun Chinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine known a Confucianism (circa 551-478 BC)
    Confucius; Kongfuze; K'ung Futzu.

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economic_system

  • noun the system of production and distribution and consumption
    economy.

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program

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    plan; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
    programme.
    • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
    • working mothers rely on the day care program

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jevons

  • noun English economist and logician who contributed to the development of the theory of marginal utility (1835-1882)
    William Stanley Jevons.

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histologist

  • noun anatomist who specializes in the microscopic study of animal tissues

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david_hartley

  • noun English philosopher who introduced the theory of the association of ideas (1705-1757)
    Hartley.

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mufti

  • noun a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law
  • noun civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform

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adviser

  • noun an expert who gives advice
    consultant; advisor.
    • an adviser helped students select their courses
    • the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala

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conjecture

  • noun a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
    speculation.
    • speculations about the outcome of the election
    • he dismissed it as mere conjecture
  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.

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appointment

  • noun the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
    assignment; naming; designation.
    • the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee
  • noun a meeting arranged in advance
    date; engagement.
    • she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date

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thorstein_bunde_veblen

  • noun United States economist who wrote about conspicuous consumption (1857-1929)
    Veblen; Thorstein Veblen.

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diderot

  • noun French philosopher who was a leading figure of the Enlightenment in France; principal editor of an encyclopedia that disseminated the scientific and philosophical knowledge of the time (1713-1784)
    Denis Diderot.

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parmenides

  • noun a presocratic Greek philosopher born in Italy; held the metaphysical view that being is the basic substance and ultimate reality of which all things are composed; said that motion and change are sensory illusions (5th century BC)

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induce

  • verb cause to arise
    bring on.
    • induce a crisis
  • verb cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
    get; make; have; cause; stimulate.
    • The ads induced me to buy a VCR
    • My children finally got me to buy a computer
    • My wife made me buy a new sofa

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map_maker

  • noun a person who makes maps
    cartographer.

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rationality

  • noun the state of having good sense and sound judgment
    reason; reasonableness.
    • his rationality may have been impaired
    • he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions
  • noun the quality of being consistent with or based on logic
    rationalness.

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wiesenthal

  • noun Austrian investigator of Nazi war crimes (born in 1908)
    Samuel Wiesenthal.

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surgeon

  • noun a physician who specializes in surgery
    sawbones; operating surgeon.

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blast

  • noun a very long fly ball
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; eruption; clap.

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nominalist

  • noun a philosopher who has adopted the doctrine of nominalism

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logical_system

  • noun a system of reasoning
    system of logic; logic.

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room

  • noun an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • the rooms were very small but they had a nice view
  • noun space for movement
    elbow room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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william_henry_beveridge

  • noun British economist (born in India) whose report on social insurance provided the basis for most of the social legislation on which the welfare state in the United Kingdom is based (1879-1963)
    Beveridge; First Baron Beveridge.

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investigator

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; research worker.
  • noun someone who investigates

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stimulus

  • noun any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
    stimulation; stimulant; input.

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george_berkeley

  • noun Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)
    Bishop Berkeley; Berkeley.

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locke

  • noun English empiricist philosopher who believed that all knowledge is derived from sensory experience (1632-1704)
    John Locke.

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bacon

  • noun back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Roger Bacon.

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gun

  • noun a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
  • noun large but transportable armament
    heavy weapon; ordnance; artillery.

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lully

  • noun Spanish philosopher (1235-1315)
    Ramon Lully; Raymond Lully.
  • noun French composer (born in Italy) who was the court composer to Louis XIV and founded the national French opera (1632-1687)
    Jean Baptiste Lully; Lulli; Giambattista Lulli.

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samuel_wiesenthal

  • noun Austrian investigator of Nazi war crimes (born in 1908)
    Wiesenthal.

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germanist

  • noun a specialist in the study of Germanic language or culture or literature

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computer_expert

  • noun an authority on computers and computing
    computer guru.

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galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    John Galbraith; John Kenneth Galbraith.

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hartley

  • noun English philosopher who introduced the theory of the association of ideas (1705-1757)
    David Hartley.

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specializer

  • noun an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
    specialist; specialiser.

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frisch

  • noun British physicist (born in Austria) who with Lise Meitner recognized that Otto Hahn had produced a new kind of nuclear reaction which they named nuclear fission; Frisch described the explosive potential of a chain nuclear reaction (1904-1979)
    Otto Robert Frisch; Otto Frisch.
  • noun Norwegian economist noted for his work in econometrics (1895-1973)
    Ragnar Frisch; Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch.

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logistics

  • noun handling an operation that involves providing labor and materials be supplied as needed

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synthetic_thinking

  • noun the combination of ideas into a complex whole
    synthesis.

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sacagawea

  • noun the Shoshone guide and interpreter who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition part of the way
    Sacajawea.

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prediction

  • noun the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
    anticipation; prevision.
  • noun a statement made about the future
    forecasting; prognostication; foretelling.

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tagore

  • noun Indian writer and philosopher whose poetry (based on traditional Hindu themes) pioneered the use of colloquial Bengali (1861-1941)
    Rabindranath Tagore; Sir Rabindranath Tagore.

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malthus

  • noun an English economist who argued that increases in population would outgrow increases in the means of subsistence (1766-1834)
    Thomas Robert Malthus; Thomas Malthus.

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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wherefore

  • noun the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores'
    why.

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johannes_peter_muller

  • noun German physiologist and anatomist (1801-1858)
    Muller.

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first_baron_beveridge

  • noun British economist (born in India) whose report on social insurance provided the basis for most of the social legislation on which the welfare state in the United Kingdom is based (1879-1963)
    Beveridge; William Henry Beveridge.

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warhorse

  • noun a work of art (composition or drama) that is part of the standard repertory but has become hackneyed from much repetition
  • noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    old stager; veteran; oldtimer; old hand; old-timer; stager.

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canvass

  • noun the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
    canvas.
    • the crowded canvas of history
    • the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound
  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    public opinion poll; poll; opinion poll.

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healer

  • noun a person skilled in a particular type of therapy
    therapist.

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scientific

  • adjective of or relating to the practice of science
    • scientific journals
  • adjective conforming with the principles or methods used in science
    • a scientific approach

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oswald_spengler

  • noun German philosopher who argued that cultures grow and decay in cycles (1880-1936)
    Spengler.

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sir_sarvepalli_radhakrishnan

  • noun Indian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975)
    Radhakrishnan; Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

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sarvepalli_radhakrishnan

  • noun Indian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975)
    Radhakrishnan; Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

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reasoning

  • noun thinking that is coherent and logical
    abstract thought; logical thinking.
  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

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coroner

  • noun a public official who investigates by inquest any death not due to natural causes
    medical examiner.

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boethius

  • noun a Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa 480-524)
    Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius.

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popper

  • noun British philosopher (born in Austria) who argued that scientific theories can never be proved to be true, but are tested by attempts to falsify them (1902-1994)
    Karl Popper; Sir Karl Raimund Popper.
  • noun a container of stimulant drug (amyl nitrate or butyl nitrite)

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gunnar_myrdal

  • noun Swedish economist (1898-1987)
    Karl Gunnar Myrdal; Myrdal.

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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tjalling_charles_koopmans

  • noun United States economist (born in the Netherlands) (1910-1985)
    Koopmans; Tjalling Koopmans.

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de_spinoza

  • noun Dutch philosopher who espoused a pantheistic system (1632-1677)
    Benedict de Spinoza; Spinoza; Baruch de Spinoza.

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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specialist

  • noun an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
    specializer; specialiser.
  • noun practices one branch of medicine
    medical specialist.

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luther_burbank

  • noun United States horticulturist who developed many new varieties of fruits and vegetables and flowers (1849-1926)
    Burbank.

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joseph_schumpeter

  • noun United States economist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1883-1950)
    Joseph Alois Schumpeter; Schumpeter.

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herb

  • noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
    herbaceous plant.
  • noun aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities

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specialiser

  • noun an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
    specialist; specializer.

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sophist

  • noun someone whose reasoning is subtle and often specious
    casuist.
  • noun any of a group of Greek philosophers and teachers in the 5th century BC who speculated on a wide range of subjects

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burbank

  • noun United States horticulturist who developed many new varieties of fruits and vegetables and flowers (1849-1926)
    Luther Burbank.

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herb_doctor

  • noun a therapist who heals by the use of herbs
    herbalist.

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radhakrishnan

  • noun Indian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975)
    Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan; Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

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chassis

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
  • noun a metal mounting for the circuit components of an electronic device

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gabriele_fallopius

  • noun Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
    Gabriello Fallopio; Fallopius; Fallopio.

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specialism

  • noun the concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
  • noun the special line of work you have adopted as your career
    speciality; specialisation; specialization; specialty.
    • his specialization is gastroenterology

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virtuoso

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

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kaspar_friedrich_wolff

  • noun German anatomist (1733-1794)
    Wolff.

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spencer

  • noun English philosopher and sociologist who applied the theory of natural selection to human societies (1820-1903)
    Herbert Spencer.

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webb

  • noun English writer and a central member of the Fabian Society (1858-1943)
    Martha Beatrice Potter Webb; Beatrice Webb.
  • noun English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)
    Sidney Webb; First Baron Passfield; Sidney James Webb.

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maven

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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remark

  • noun a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
    comment; input.
    • from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account
  • noun explicit notice
    • it passed without remark

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connoisseur

  • noun an expert able to appreciate a field; especially in the fine arts
    cognoscente.

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talent

  • noun natural abilities or qualities
    endowment; natural endowment; gift.
  • noun a person who possesses unusual innate ability in some field or activity

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bartolommeo_eustachio

  • noun Italian anatomist who was one of the fathers of modern anatomy; noted for descriptions of the ear and the heart (1520-1574)
    Eustachio.

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prosthetic_device

  • noun corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
    prosthesis.

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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reason

  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    ground.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration
  • noun an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon
    • the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly

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contradiction

  • noun opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas
  • noun (logic) a statement that is necessarily false
    contradiction in terms.
    • the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction

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herbert_spencer

  • noun English philosopher and sociologist who applied the theory of natural selection to human societies (1820-1903)
    Spencer.

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etiology

  • noun the cause of a disease
    aetiology.
  • noun the philosophical study of causation
    aetiology.

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credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

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sortition

  • noun making a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn
    drawing lots; casting lots.

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scholastic

  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    pedant; bookworm.
  • noun a Scholastic philosopher or theologian

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eclecticist

  • noun someone who selects according to the eclectic method
    eclectic.

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opinion

  • noun a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
    thought; persuasion; sentiment; view.
    • my opinion differs from yours
    • I am not of your persuasion
    • what are your thoughts on Haiti?
  • noun a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof
    view.
    • his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page

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peirce

  • noun United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)
    Benjamin Peirce.
  • noun United States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)
    Charles Sanders Peirce; Charles Peirce.

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bod

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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honor

  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery
  • noun the state of being honored
    honour; laurels.

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technique

  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    proficiency.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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inference

  • noun the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation
    illation.

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family

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; menage; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home
  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family unit.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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understanding

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; savvy; discernment.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • noun the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    agreement.
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
    • there was an understanding between management and the workers

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medical_examiner

  • noun a public official who investigates by inquest any death not due to natural causes
    coroner.

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logical

  • adjective capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning
    • a logical mind
  • adjective satellite based on known statements or events or conditions
    legitimate.
    • rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year

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stephen_butler_leacock

  • noun Canadian economist best remembered for his humorous writings (1869-1944)
    Leacock; Stephen Leacock.

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aesthetics

  • noun (art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)
    esthetics.
    • traditional aesthetics assumed the existence of universal and timeless criteria of artistic value
  • noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
    esthetic; aesthetic.
    • he despised the esthetic of minimalism

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moral

  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson.
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor
  • adjective concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
    • moral sense
    • a moral scrutiny
    • a moral lesson
    • a moral quandary
    • moral convictions
    • a moral life

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thought

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    idea.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; thinking; mentation; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought

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frame

  • noun the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  • noun a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

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reckoner

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; computer; figurer.
  • noun a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation
    ready reckoner.

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osteologist

  • noun an anatomist who is skilled is osteology
    osteologer.

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propositional

Pertaining to, or in the nature of, a proposition; considered as a proposition; as, a propositional sense. I. Watts.

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market

  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    market place; marketplace.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace
  • noun the customers for a particular product or service
    • before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it

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point_system

  • noun a system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules
  • noun a system of graduating sizes of type in multiples of the point

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baroness_jackson_of_lodsworth

  • noun English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)
    Barbara Ward; Ward.

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microeconomic_expert

  • noun an economist who specializes in microeconomics
    microeconomist.

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efficiency_expert

  • noun an expert in increasing the efficient use of machines and personnel
    efficiency engineer.

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dietitian

  • noun a specialist in the study of nutrition
    nutritionist; dietician.

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propositional_calculus

  • noun a branch of symbolic logic dealing with propositions as units and with their combinations and the connectives that relate them
    propositional logic.

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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doxastic

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sir_karl_raimund_popper

  • noun British philosopher (born in Austria) who argued that scientific theories can never be proved to be true, but are tested by attempts to falsify them (1902-1994)
    Karl Popper; Popper.

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inductive_reasoning

  • noun reasoning from detailed facts to general principles
    generalisation; induction; generalization.

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buber

  • noun Israeli religious philosopher (born in Austria); as a Zionist he promoted understanding between Jews and Arabs; his writings affected Christian thinkers as well as Jews (1878-1965)
    Martin Buber.

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spoil

  • noun (usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war)
    • to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy
  • noun the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it
    spoilage; spoiling.
    • her spoiling my dress was deliberate

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wittgenstein

  • noun British philosopher born in Austria; a major influence on logic and logical positivism (1889-1951)
    Ludwig Wittgenstein; Ludwig Josef Johan Wittgenstein.

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black_belt

  • noun a person who attained the rank of expert in the martial arts (judo or karate)
  • noun a black sash worn to show expert standards in the martial arts (judo or karate)

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meteorologist

  • noun a specialist who studies processes in the earth's atmosphere that cause weather conditions

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venn

  • noun English logician who introduced Venn diagrams (1834-1923)
    John Venn.

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hayek

  • noun English economist (born in Austria) noted for work on the optimum allocation of resources (1899-1992)
    Friedrich August von Hayek.

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soren_kierkegaard

  • noun Danish philosopher who is generally considered. along with Nietzsche, to be a founder of existentialism (1813-1855)
    Soren Aabye Kierkegaard; Kierkegaard.

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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track_star

  • noun a star runner

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account

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    story; chronicle; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; news report; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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graphic

  • noun an image that is generated by a computer
    computer graphic.
  • adjective satellite written or drawn or engraved
    graphical; in writing.
    • graphic symbols

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bowman

  • noun a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow
    archer.

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clinical_psychologist

  • noun a therapist who deals with mental and emotional disorders
    psychotherapist.

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alleviator

  • noun a therapist who makes suffering more endurable
  • noun remedy that alleviates pain without curing
    alleviant; palliative.

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synthetical

  • adjective involving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis
    synthetic.
    • limnology is essentially a synthetic science composed of elements...that extend well beyond the limits of biology"- P.S.Welch
  • adjective of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts
    synthetic.
    • `all men are arrogant' is a synthetic proposition

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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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lapidist

  • noun a skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones
    lapidary.

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thomas_malthus

  • noun an English economist who argued that increases in population would outgrow increases in the means of subsistence (1766-1834)
    Thomas Robert Malthus; Malthus.

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soren_aabye_kierkegaard

  • noun Danish philosopher who is generally considered. along with Nietzsche, to be a founder of existentialism (1813-1855)
    Soren Kierkegaard; Kierkegaard.

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archer

  • noun a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow
    bowman.
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius
    Sagittarius.

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electrotherapist

  • noun someone who specializes in the treatment of disease by electricity

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marcuse

  • noun United States political philosopher (born in Germany) concerned about the dehumanizing effects of capitalism and modern technology (1898-1979)
    Herbert Marcuse.

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baruch_de_spinoza

  • noun Dutch philosopher who espoused a pantheistic system (1632-1677)
    Benedict de Spinoza; de Spinoza; Spinoza.

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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claim

  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

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shark

  • noun any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
  • noun a person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest

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family_tree

  • noun successive generations of kin
    genealogy.

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speciality

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; strong point; specialty; long suit; forte; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun a distinguishing trait
    peculiarity; distinctiveness; specialty; specialness.

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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predicate

  • noun (logic) what is predicated of the subject of a proposition; the second term in a proposition is predicated of the first term by means of the copula
    • `Socrates is a man' predicates manhood of Socrates
  • noun one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the predicate contains the verb and its complements
    verb phrase.

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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bruno

  • noun German pope from 1049 to 1054 whose papacy was the beginning of papal reforms in the 11th century (1002-1054)
    Bruno of Toul; Leo IX.
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)
    Saint Bruno; St. Bruno.

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dietician

  • noun a specialist in the study of nutrition
    nutritionist; dietitian.

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libertarian

  • noun an advocate of libertarianism
  • noun someone who believes the doctrine of free will

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cabalist

  • noun a member of a cabal
  • noun an expert who is highly skilled in obscure or difficult or esoteric matters
    kabbalist.

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moore

  • noun United States composer of works noted for their use of the American vernacular (1893-1969)
    Douglas Moore.
  • noun English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)
    Dudley Stuart John Moore; Dudley Moore.

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graphic_designer

  • noun someone who specializes in graphic design
    designer.

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leacock

  • noun Canadian economist best remembered for his humorous writings (1869-1944)
    Stephen Butler Leacock; Stephen Leacock.

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guru

  • noun a Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher
  • noun each of the first ten leaders of the Sikh religion

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trapshooter

  • noun a person who engages in shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled into the air by a trap

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rudolf_steiner

  • noun Austrian philosopher who founded anthroposophy (1861-1925)
    Steiner.

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specialisation

  • noun (biology) the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function
    differentiation; specialization.
    • cell differentiation in the developing embryo
  • noun the act of specializing; making something suitable for a special purpose
    specialization.

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estimator

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; computer; figurer; reckoner.

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hume

  • noun Scottish philosopher whose sceptical philosophy restricted human knowledge to that which can be perceived by the senses (1711-1776)
    David Hume.

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pre-socratic

  • noun any philosopher who lived before Socrates
  • adjective before the time of Socrates
    presocratic.

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economy

  • noun the system of production and distribution and consumption
    economic system.
  • noun the efficient use of resources
    • economy of effort

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map

  • noun a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    function; single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping.

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designer

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; interior designer; room decorator; decorator.
  • noun someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
    architect.

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modal

  • noun an auxiliary verb (such as `can' or `will') that is used to express modality
    modal auxiliary verb; modal verb; modal auxiliary.
  • adjective satellite relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution
    average.
    • the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30

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curandero

  • noun a Mexican man who practices healing techniques inherited from the Mayans

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technocrat

  • noun an expert who is a member of a highly skilled elite group
  • noun an advocate of technocracy

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existential_philosopher

  • noun a philosopher who emphasizes freedom of choice and personal responsibility but who regards human existence in a hostile universe as unexplainable
    existentialist; existentialist philosopher.

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john_marshall

  • noun United States jurist; as chief justice of the Supreme Court he established the principles of United States constitutional law (1755-1835)
    Marshall.

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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georg_wilhelm_friedrich_hegel

  • noun German philosopher whose three stage process of dialectical reasoning was adopted by Karl Marx (1770-1831)
    Hegel.

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meade

  • noun English economist noted for his studies of international trade and finance (1907-1995)
    James Edward Meade.
  • noun United States general in charge of the Union troops at the Battle of Gettysburg (1815-1872)
    George Gordon Meade.

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grotius

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Hugo Grotius; Huig de Groot.

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isidore_auguste_marie_francois_comte

  • noun French philosopher remembered as the founder of positivism; he also established sociology as a systematic field of study
    Auguste Comte; Comte.

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ethics

  • noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    ethical motive; morals; morality.
  • noun the philosophical study of moral values and rules
    moral philosophy.

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comte

  • noun French philosopher remembered as the founder of positivism; he also established sociology as a systematic field of study
    Auguste Comte; Isidore Auguste Marie Francois Comte.

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lucius_annaeus_seneca

  • noun Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)
    Seneca.

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antiquarian

  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    antiquary; archaist.
  • adjective of or relating to persons who study or deal in antiques or antiquities

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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james_mill

  • noun Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
    Mill.

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socrates

  • noun ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC)

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reasoning_backward

  • noun the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
    regress.

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extrapolation

  • noun (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values
  • noun an inference about the future (or about some hypothetical situation) based on known facts and observations

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herb_simon

  • noun United States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001)
    Herbert A. Simon; Herbert Alexander Simon; Simon.

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quine

  • noun United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)
    Willard Van Orman Quine; W. V. Quine.

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john_galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    Galbraith; John Kenneth Galbraith.

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symbolic_logic

  • noun any logical system that abstracts the form of statements away from their content in order to establish abstract criteria of consistency and validity
    formal logic; mathematical logic.

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kongfuze

  • noun Chinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine known a Confucianism (circa 551-478 BC)
    Confucius; K'ung Futzu; Kong the Master.

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house_decorator

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; designer; interior designer; room decorator; decorator.

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syllogise

  • verb reason by syllogisms
    syllogize.

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moralist

  • noun a philosopher who specializes in morals and moral problems
  • noun someone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms
    disciplinarian; martinet.

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smith

  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Ian Smith; Ian Douglas Smith.
  • noun United States sculptor (1906-1965)
    David Smith; David Roland Smith.

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handwriting_expert

  • noun a specialist in inferring character from handwriting
    graphologist.

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rounder

  • noun a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
    debauchee; libertine.
  • noun a tool for rounding corners or edges

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tobin

  • noun United States economist (1918-2002)
    James Tobin.

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gunman

  • noun a professional killer who uses a gun
    hit man; gunslinger; hired gun; shooter; gun; triggerman; hitman; torpedo; gun for hire.
  • noun a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)
    gun.

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ernst_cassirer

  • noun German philosopher concerned with concept formation in the human mind and with symbolic forms in human culture generally (1874-1945)
    Cassirer.

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ethic

  • noun the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group
    value-system; value orientation; moral principle.
    • the Puritan ethic
    • a person with old-fashioned values
  • noun a system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct
    ethical code.

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derive

  • verb reason by deduction; establish by deduction
    deduce; deduct; infer.
  • verb obtain
    gain.
    • derive pleasure from one's garden

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outer

  • adjective being on the outside or further from a center
    • spent hours adorning the outer man
    • the outer suburbs
  • adjective satellite located outside
    • outer reality

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tinbergen

  • noun Dutch zoologist who showed that much animal behavior is innate and stereotyped (1907-1988)
    Nikolaas Tinbergen.
  • noun Dutch economist noted for his work in econometrics (1903-1994)
    Jan Tinbergen.

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friedman

  • noun United States economist noted as a proponent of monetarism and for his opposition to government intervention in the economy (born in 1912)
    Milton Friedman.

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theological_system

  • noun a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings
    theology.
    • Jewish theology
    • Roman Catholic theology

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arendt

  • noun United States historian and political philosopher (born in Germany) (1906-1975)
    Hannah Arendt.

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predicate_calculus

  • noun a system of symbolic logic that represents individuals and predicates and quantification over individuals (as well as the relations between propositions)
    functional calculus.

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haeckel

  • noun German biologist and philosopher; advocated Darwinism and formulated the theory of recapitulation; was an exponent of materialistic monism (1834-1919)
    Ernst Heinrich Haeckel.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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deductive

  • adjective relating to logical deduction
    • deductive reasoning
  • adjective involving inferences from general principles

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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richard_henry_tawney

  • noun English economist remembered for his studies of the development of capitalism (1880-1962)
    Tawney.

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ralph_barton_perry

  • noun United States philosopher (1876-1957)
    Perry.

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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spengler

  • noun German philosopher who argued that cultures grow and decay in cycles (1880-1936)
    Oswald Spengler.

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john_mill

  • noun English philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873)
    Mill; John Stuart Mill.

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functional

  • adjective designed for or capable of a particular function or use
    • a style of writing in which every word is functional
    • functional architecture
  • adjective involving or affecting function rather than physiology
    • functional deafness

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rousseau

  • noun French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
  • noun French primitive painter (1844-1910)
    Henri Rousseau; Le Douanier Rousseau.

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mention

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    reference.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; reference; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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thales_of_miletus

  • noun a presocratic Greek philosopher and astronomer (who predicted an eclipse in 585 BC) who was said by Aristotle to be the founder of physical science; he held that all things originated in water (624-546 BC)
    Thales.

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resolve

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolution; declaration.

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therapy

  • noun (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
    • the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury
    • he tried every treatment the doctors suggested
    • heat therapy gave the best relief

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fingerprint

  • noun a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used for biometric identification in criminal investigations
  • noun a generic term for any identifying characteristic
    • that tax bill had the senator's fingerprints all over it

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decorator

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; designer; interior designer; room decorator.
  • noun someone who decorates
    ornamentalist.

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ethicist

  • noun a philosopher who specializes in ethics
    ethician.

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stimulus_generalization

  • noun (psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus
    generalisation; stimulus generalisation; generalization.

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laffer

  • noun United States economist who proposed the Laffer curve (born in 1940)
    Arthur Laffer.

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rene_descartes

  • noun French philosopher and mathematician; developed dualistic theory of mind and matter; introduced the use of coordinates to locate a point in two or three dimensions (1596-1650)
    Descartes.

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designation

  • noun identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
    appellation; appellative; denomination.
  • noun the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
    assignment; naming; appointment.
    • the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee

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realist

  • noun a philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them
  • noun a person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly

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sidney_james_webb

  • noun English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)
    Webb; Sidney Webb; First Baron Passfield.

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naturalist

  • noun an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms
  • noun a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
    natural scientist.

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marquis_de_condorcet

  • noun French mathematician and philosopher (1743-1794)
    Condorcet; Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat.

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peter_abelard

  • noun French philosopher and theologian; lover of Heloise (1079-1142)
    Pierre Abelard; Abelard.

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anaximenes

  • noun a presocratic Greek philosopher and associate of Anaximander who believed that all things are made of air in different degrees of density (6th century BC)

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hobbes

  • noun English materialist and political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government that could resolve problems caused by the selfishness of human beings (1588-1679)
    Thomas Hobbes.

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gabriello_fallopio

  • noun Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
    Fallopius; Fallopio; Gabriele Fallopius.

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found

  • noun food and lodging provided in addition to money
    • they worked for $30 and found
  • verb set up or found
    establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

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mill

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    factory; manufactory; manufacturing plant.
  • noun Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
    James Mill.

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out-and-outer

  • noun someone who is excellent at something
  • adjective satellite complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    sheer; rank; right-down; downright; out-and-out; absolute.
    • absolute freedom
    • an absolute dimwit
    • a downright lie
    • out-and-out mayhem
    • an out-and-out lie
    • a rank outsider
    • many right-down vices
    • got the job through sheer persistence
    • sheer stupidity

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eustachio

  • noun Italian anatomist who was one of the fathers of modern anatomy; noted for descriptions of the ear and the heart (1520-1574)
    Bartolommeo Eustachio.

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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scientific_agriculture

  • noun the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production
    agronomy.

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edmund_husserl

  • noun German philosopher who developed phenomenology (1859-1938)
    Husserl.

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viscount_st._albans

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Sir Francis Bacon; Baron Verulam; Bacon; Francis Bacon.

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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trailblazer

  • noun someone who marks a trail by leaving blazes on trees
  • noun someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
    pioneer; groundbreaker; innovator.

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steiner

  • noun Austrian philosopher who founded anthroposophy (1861-1925)
    Rudolf Steiner.

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tawney

  • noun English economist remembered for his studies of the development of capitalism (1880-1962)
    Richard Henry Tawney.

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doxastic_logic

  • noun the modal logic of belief and disbelief

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whiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air
    • he heard the whiz of bullets near his head

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rabindranath_tagore

  • noun Indian writer and philosopher whose poetry (based on traditional Hindu themes) pioneered the use of colloquial Bengali (1861-1941)
    Sir Rabindranath Tagore; Tagore.

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gymnosophist

  • noun member of a Hindu sect practicing gymnosophy (especially nudism)

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naming

  • noun the verbal act of naming
    • the part he failed was the naming of state capitals
  • noun the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
    assignment; appointment; designation.
    • the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee

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agriculture

  • noun a large-scale farming enterprise
    agribusiness; factory farm.
  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    farming; husbandry.

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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syllogistic

  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of syllogism
    • syllogistic reasoning

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canvas

  • noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
    canvass.
  • noun an oil painting on canvas fabric
    canvass.

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syllogiser

  • noun logician skilled in syllogistic reasoning
    syllogizer; syllogist.

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supreme_authority

  • noun someone with the power to settle matters at will
    arbiter.
    • she was the final arbiter on all matters of fashion

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fermentologist

  • noun a specialist in wine making
    oenologist; enologist.

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curandera

  • noun a Mexican woman who practices healing techniques inherited from the Mayans

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extrapolate

  • verb draw from specific cases for more general cases
    generalize; infer; generalise.
  • verb estimate the value of
    interpolate.

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herbart

  • noun German philosopher (1776-1841)
    Johann Friedrich Herbart.

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claim_agent

  • noun one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement
    adjustor; claims adjustor; adjuster; claims adjuster.

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mnemonist

  • noun an expert in the use of mnemonics; someone able to perform unusual feats of memory

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rational

  • noun an integer or a fraction
    rational number.
  • adjective consistent with or based on or using reason
    • rational behavior
    • a process of rational inference
    • rational thought

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johann_gottfried_von_herder

  • noun German philosopher who advocated intuition over reason (1744-1803)
    Herder.

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induction

  • noun a formal entry into an organization or position or office
    initiation; installation.
    • his initiation into the club
    • he was ordered to report for induction into the army
    • he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame
  • noun an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current
    inductance.

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gardener

  • noun someone who takes care of a garden
    nurseryman.
  • noun someone employed to work in a garden

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ethician

  • noun a philosopher who specializes in ethics
    ethicist.

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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ernst_heinrich_haeckel

  • noun German biologist and philosopher; advocated Darwinism and formulated the theory of recapitulation; was an exponent of materialistic monism (1834-1919)
    Haeckel.

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belief

  • noun any cognitive content held as true
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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econometrist

  • noun an economist who uses statistical and mathematical methods
    econometrician.

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baron_verulam

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Sir Francis Bacon; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon; Francis Bacon.

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existentialist

  • noun a philosopher who emphasizes freedom of choice and personal responsibility but who regards human existence in a hostile universe as unexplainable
    existentialist philosopher; existential philosopher.
  • adjective relating to or involving existentialism
    • existentialist movement
    • existentialist philosophy
    • the existentialist character of his ideas

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wizard

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun one who practices magic or sorcery
    necromancer; thaumaturgist; thaumaturge; magician; sorcerer.

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moral_philosophy

  • noun the philosophical study of moral values and rules
    ethics.

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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all-rounder

  • noun a versatile person who is expert at many things
    all arounder.
    • she's the best all-rounder they've seen in years
  • adjective satellite many-sided
    well-rounded; all-round; all-around.
    • an all-around athlete
    • a well-rounded curriculum

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advisor

  • noun an expert who gives advice
    adviser; consultant.
    • an adviser helped students select their courses
    • the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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inductive

  • adjective arising from inductance
    • inductive reactance
  • adjective of reasoning; proceeding from particular facts to a general conclusion
    • inductive reasoning

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reid

  • noun Scottish philosopher of common sense who opposed the ideas of David Hume (1710-1796)
    Thomas Reid.

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zeno_of_citium

  • noun ancient Greek philosopher who founded the Stoic school (circa 335-263 BC)
    Zeno.

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oliver_wendell_holmes_jr.

  • noun United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)
    Holmes.

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derivation

  • noun the source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues)
    • he prefers shoes of Italian derivation
    • music of Turkish derivation
  • noun (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
    deriving; etymologizing.

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evans

  • noun United States anatomist who identified four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1882-1971)
    Herbert McLean Evans.
  • noun British archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941)
    Sir Arthur John Evans; Arthur Evans.

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bishop_berkeley

  • noun Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)
    George Berkeley; Berkeley.

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timer

  • noun a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
  • noun (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
    timekeeper.

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educationist

  • noun a specialist in the theory of education
    educationalist.

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symbolic_logician

  • noun a person skilled at symbolic logic

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regress

  • noun the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
    reasoning backward.
  • noun returning to a former state
    reversion; retroversion; regression; retrogression.

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existential

  • adjective satellite derived from experience or the experience of existence
    experiential.
    • the rich experiential content of the teachings of the older philosophers"- Benjamin Farrington
    • formal logicians are not concerned with existential matters"- John Dewey
  • adjective of or as conceived by existentialism
    • an existential moment of choice

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programme

  • noun an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event
    program.
    • you can't tell the players without a program
  • noun an integrated course of academic studies
    course of study; syllabus; curriculum; program.
    • he was admitted to a new program at the university

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interior_designer

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; designer; room decorator; decorator.

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antiquary

  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    archaist; antiquarian.

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feel

  • noun an intuitive awareness;
    • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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william_of_ockham

  • noun English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349)
    William of Occam; Ockham; Occam.

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ockham

  • noun English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349)
    William of Occam; William of Ockham; Occam.

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symbolic

  • adjective relating to or using or proceeding by means of symbols
    symbolical.
    • symbolic logic
    • symbolic operations
    • symbolic thinking
  • adjective satellite serving as a visible symbol for something abstract
    symbolical; emblematical; emblematic.
    • a crown is emblematic of royalty
    • the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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exegete

  • noun a person skilled in exegesis (especially of religious texts)

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abstract_thought

  • noun thinking that is coherent and logical
    logical thinking; reasoning.

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nurseryman

  • noun someone who takes care of a garden
    gardener.

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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securities_analyst

  • noun an analyst who studies the financial performance of corporations
    financial analyst.

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engineer

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; technologist.
  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; railroad engineer; engine driver.

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agronomist

  • noun an expert in soil management and field-crop production

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pythagoras

  • noun Greek philosopher and mathematician who proved the Pythagorean theorem; considered to be the first true mathematician (circa 580-500 BC)

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reference

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    mention.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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socratic

  • adjective of or relating to Socrates or to his method of teaching
    • Socratic teaching

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crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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koopmans

  • noun United States economist (born in the Netherlands) (1910-1985)
    Tjalling Charles Koopmans; Tjalling Koopmans.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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henri_louis_bergson

  • noun French philosopher who proposed elan vital as the cause of evolution and development (1859-1941)
    Henri Bergson; Bergson.

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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john_dewey

  • noun United States pragmatic philosopher who advocated progressive education (1859-1952)
    Dewey.

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bertrand_arthur_william_russell

  • noun English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)
    Earl Russell; Bertrand Russell; Russell.

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alfred_north_whitehead

  • noun English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947)
    Whitehead.

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jean_monnet

  • noun French economist who advocated a Common Market in Europe (1888-1979)
    Monnet.

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stoic

  • noun a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno
    • a Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny
  • noun someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions
    unemotional person.

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casting_lots

  • noun making a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn
    drawing lots; sortition.

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huig_de_groot

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Grotius; Hugo Grotius.

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prosthetic

  • adjective of or relating to prosthetics
  • adjective relating to or serving as a prosthesis

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sensation

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense impression; sense experience; esthesis; aesthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch
  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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andreas_vesalius

  • noun a Flemish surgeon who is considered the father of modern anatomy (1514-1564)
    Vesalius.

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karl_popper

  • noun British philosopher (born in Austria) who argued that scientific theories can never be proved to be true, but are tested by attempts to falsify them (1902-1994)
    Popper; Sir Karl Raimund Popper.

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osteopath

  • noun a therapist who manipulates the skeleton and muscles
    osteopathist.

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anthroposophy

  • noun a system of beliefs and practices based on the philosophy of Rudolf Steiner; it claims to integrate the practical and psychological in child-centered education

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fuzzy

  • adjective satellite covering with fine light hairs
    fuzzed.
    • his head fuzzed like a dandelion gone to seed
  • adjective satellite indistinct or hazy in outline
    muzzy; hazy; blurred; foggy; bleary; blurry.
    • a landscape of blurred outlines
    • the trees were just blurry shapes

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old-timer

  • noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    old stager; warhorse; veteran; oldtimer; old hand; stager.
  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; antique; gaffer; oldtimer.

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maimonides

  • noun Spanish philosopher considered the greatest Jewish scholar of the Middle Ages who codified Jewish law in the Talmud (1135-1204)
    Moses Maimonides; Rabbi Moses Ben Maimon.

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ludwig_josef_johan_wittgenstein

  • noun British philosopher born in Austria; a major influence on logic and logical positivism (1889-1951)
    Ludwig Wittgenstein; Wittgenstein.

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first_baron_passfield

  • noun English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)
    Webb; Sidney Webb; Sidney James Webb.

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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ortega_y_gasset

  • noun Spanish philosopher who advocated leadership by an intellectual elite (1883-1955)
    Jose Ortega y Gasset.

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bertrand_russell

  • noun English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)
    Earl Russell; Russell; Bertrand Arthur William Russell.

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wolff

  • noun German anatomist (1733-1794)
    Kaspar Friedrich Wolff.

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graphologist

  • noun a specialist in inferring character from handwriting
    handwriting expert.

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ludwig_wittgenstein

  • noun British philosopher born in Austria; a major influence on logic and logical positivism (1889-1951)
    Wittgenstein; Ludwig Josef Johan Wittgenstein.

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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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kabbalist

  • noun an expert who is highly skilled in obscure or difficult or esoteric matters
    cabalist.
  • noun a student of the Jewish Kabbalah
    Cabalist.

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fingerprint_expert

  • noun a specialist in identifying fingerprints
    fingerprint man; fingerprint specialist.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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physiotherapist

  • noun therapist who treats injury or dysfunction with exercises and other physical treatments of the disorder
    physical therapist.

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systems_analyst

  • noun a person skilled at systems analysis

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georg_meissner

  • noun German anatomist (1829-1905)
    Meissner.

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heraclitus

  • noun a presocratic Greek philosopher who said that fire is the origin of all things and that permanence is an illusion as all things are in perpetual flux (circa 500 BC)

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diogenes

  • noun an ancient Greek philosopher and Cynic who rejected social conventions (circa 400-325 BC)

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francis_bacon

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Sir Francis Bacon; Baron Verulam; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon.

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actuary

  • noun someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
    statistician.

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argument

  • noun a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
    statement.
    • it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; tilt; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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generalization

  • noun reasoning from detailed facts to general principles
    generalisation; induction; inductive reasoning.
  • noun an idea or conclusion having general application
    generalisation; generality.
    • he spoke in broad generalities

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william_of_occam

  • noun English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349)
    William of Ockham; Ockham; Occam.

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meissner

  • noun German anatomist (1829-1905)
    Georg Meissner.
  • noun German physicist (1882-1974)
    Fritz W. Meissner.

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analysis

  • noun an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
  • noun the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
    analytic thinking.

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optometrist

  • noun a person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses
    oculist.

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agronomy

  • noun the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production
    scientific agriculture.

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theology

  • noun the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
    divinity.
  • noun a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings
    theological system.
    • Jewish theology
    • Roman Catholic theology

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arthur_laffer

  • noun United States economist who proposed the Laffer curve (born in 1940)
    Laffer.

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williams

  • noun United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
    Hiram Williams; Hiram King Williams; Hank Williams.
  • noun English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)
    Bernard Arthur Owen Williams; Sir Bernard Williams.

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hunting_guide

  • noun guide to people hunting in unfamiliar territory

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jacques_derrida

  • noun French philosopher and critic (born in Algeria); exponent of deconstructionism (1930-2004)
    Derrida.

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parliamentarian

  • noun an expert in parliamentary rules and procedures
  • noun an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons
    Member of Parliament.

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vilfredo_pareto

  • noun Italian sociologist and economist whose theories influenced the development of fascism in Italy (1848-1923)
    Pareto.

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veteran

  • noun a serviceman who has seen considerable active service
    veteran soldier.
    • the veterans laughed at the new recruits
  • noun a person who has served in the armed forces
    vet; ex-serviceman.

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frame_of_reference

  • noun a system that uses coordinates to establish position
    reference system; reference frame; coordinate system.
  • noun a system of assumptions and standards that sanction behavior and give it meaning
    frame.

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physique

  • noun constitution of the human body
    body-build; build; habitus.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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sophist

  • noun any of a group of Greek philosophers and teachers in the 5th century BC who speculated on a wide range of subjects
  • noun someone whose reasoning is subtle and often specious
    casuist.

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democritus

  • noun Greek philosopher who developed an atomistic theory of matter (460-370 BC)

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note

  • noun a brief written record
    • he made a note of the appointment
  • noun a short personal letter
    line; billet; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there

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propositional_logic

  • noun a branch of symbolic logic dealing with propositions as units and with their combinations and the connectives that relate them
    propositional calculus.

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ombudsman

  • noun a government appointee who investigates complaints by private persons against the government

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build

  • noun constitution of the human body
    body-build; physique; habitus.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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fingerprint_man

  • noun a specialist in identifying fingerprints
    fingerprint expert; fingerprint specialist.

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interior

  • noun the region that is inside of something
    inside.
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
    inside.

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lapidary

  • noun an expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them
    lapidarist.
  • noun a skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones
    lapidist.

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dewey

  • noun United States librarian who founded the decimal system of classification (1851-1931)
    Melvil Dewey; Melville Louis Kossuth Dewey.
  • noun a United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War
    Admiral Dewey; George Dewey.

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calculus

  • noun a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body
    concretion.
    • renal calculi can be very painful
  • noun an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
    tophus; tartar.

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simon_kuznets

  • noun United States economist (born in Russia) who developed a method for using a country's gross national product to estimate its economic growth (1901-1985)
    Kuznets.

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fallopius

  • noun Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
    Gabriello Fallopio; Fallopio; Gabriele Fallopius.

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george_herbert_mead

  • noun United States philosopher of pragmatism (1863-1931)
    Mead.

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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whizz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; wiz.
  • verb make a soft swishing sound
    purr; birr; whiz; whir; whirr.
    • the motor whirred
    • the car engine purred

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anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    general anatomy.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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cipher

  • noun a message written in a secret code
    cypher.
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cypher.

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adder

  • noun a person who adds numbers
  • noun a machine that adds numbers

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naprapath

  • noun a therapist who practices naprapathy

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mercator

  • noun Flemish geographer who lived in Germany; he invented the Mercator projection of maps of the globe (1512-1594)
    Gerardus Mercator; Gerhard Kremer.

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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raymond_lully

  • noun Spanish philosopher (1235-1315)
    Ramon Lully; Lully.

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evaluator

  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    judge.

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why

  • noun the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores'
    wherefore.

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cynic

  • noun someone who is critical of the motives of others
    faultfinder.
  • noun a member of a group of ancient Greek philosophers who advocated the doctrine that virtue is the only good and that the essence of virtue is self-control

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schweitzer

  • noun French philosopher and physician and organist who spent most of his life as a medical missionary in Gabon (1875-1965)
    Albert Schweitzer.

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descartes

  • noun French philosopher and mathematician; developed dualistic theory of mind and matter; introduced the use of coordinates to locate a point in two or three dimensions (1596-1650)
    Rene Descartes.

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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gather

  • noun sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
    gathering.
  • noun the act of gathering something
    gathering.

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prosthesis

  • noun corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
    prosthetic device.

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johann_friedrich_herbart

  • noun German philosopher (1776-1841)
    Herbart.

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subtracter

  • noun a person who subtracts numbers
  • noun a machine that subtracts numbers

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macroeconomic_expert

  • noun an economist who specializes in macroeconomics
    macroeconomist.

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notion

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; belief; opinion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun a general inclusive concept

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detective

  • noun a police officer who investigates crimes
    tec; police detective; investigator.
  • noun an investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public

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impression

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    feeling; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun an outward appearance
    effect.
    • he made a good impression
    • I wanted to create an impression of success
    • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

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merit_system

  • noun the system of employing and promoting civil servants on the basis of ability

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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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syllogize

  • verb reason by syllogisms
    syllogise.

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macroeconomist

  • noun an economist who specializes in macroeconomics
    macroeconomic expert.

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merit

  • noun any admirable quality or attribute
    virtue.
    • work of great merit
  • noun the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)
    deservingness; meritoriousness.
    • there were many children whose deservingness he recognized and rewarded

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niccolo_machiavelli

  • noun a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)
    Machiavelli.

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economist

  • noun an expert in the science of economics
    economic expert.

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find

  • noun a productive insight
    breakthrough; discovery.
  • noun the act of discovering something
    uncovering; discovery.

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geography

  • noun study of the earth's surface; includes people's responses to topography and climate and soil and vegetation
    geographics.

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transcendental_philosophy

  • noun any system of philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual above the empirical and material
    transcendentalism.

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cleanthes

  • noun ancient Greek philosopher who succeeded Zeno of Citium as the leader of the Stoic school (300-232 BC)

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logical_argument

  • noun a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning
    argumentation; line; argument; line of reasoning.
    • I can't follow your line of reasoning

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analytic

  • adjective using or subjected to a methodology using algebra and calculus
    • analytic statics
  • adjective using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
    analytical.
    • an analytic experiment
    • an analytic approach
    • a keenly analytic man
    • analytical reasoning
    • an analytical mind

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analytic_thinking

  • noun the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
    analysis.

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martin_buber

  • noun Israeli religious philosopher (born in Austria); as a Zionist he promoted understanding between Jews and Arabs; his writings affected Christian thinkers as well as Jews (1878-1965)
    Buber.

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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theosophy

  • noun a system of belief based on mystical insight into the nature of God and the soul

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transcendental

  • adjective satellite existing outside of or not in accordance with nature
    nonnatural; otherworldly; preternatural.
    • find transcendental motives for sublunary action"-Aldous Huxley
  • adjective of or characteristic of a system of philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual above the empirical and material

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tree_surgeon

  • noun a specialist in treating damaged trees
    arborist.

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epicurus

  • noun Greek philosopher who believed that the world is a random combination of atoms and that pleasure is the highest good (341-270 BC)

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necessitarian

  • noun someone who does not believe the doctrine of free will

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husserl

  • noun German philosopher who developed phenomenology (1859-1938)
    Edmund Husserl.

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jan_tinbergen

  • noun Dutch economist noted for his work in econometrics (1903-1994)
    Tinbergen.

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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hit

  • noun (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
    • he came all the way around on Williams' hit
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; striking.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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gerardus_mercator

  • noun Flemish geographer who lived in Germany; he invented the Mercator projection of maps of the globe (1512-1594)
    Gerhard Kremer; Mercator.

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functional_calculus

  • noun a system of symbolic logic that represents individuals and predicates and quantification over individuals (as well as the relations between propositions)
    predicate calculus.

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syllogist

  • noun logician skilled in syllogistic reasoning
    syllogizer; syllogiser.

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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sidney_webb

  • noun English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)
    Webb; First Baron Passfield; Sidney James Webb.

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aetiology

  • noun the cause of a disease
    etiology.
  • noun the philosophical study of causation
    etiology.

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helen_laura_sumner_woodbury

  • noun United States social economist (1876-1933)
    Woodbury.

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anne_robert_jacques_turgot

  • noun French economist who in 1774 was put in control of finances by Louis XVI; his proposals for reforms that involved abolishing feudal privileges made him unpopular with the aristocracy and in 1776 he was dismissed (1727-1781)
    Turgot.

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hotshot

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; star; whizz; wiz.

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karl_marx

  • noun founder of modern communism; wrote the Communist Manifesto with Engels in 1848; wrote Das Kapital in 1867 (1818-1883)
    Marx.

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syllogism

  • noun deductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises

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econometrician

  • noun an economist who uses statistical and mathematical methods
    econometrist.

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fingerprint_specialist

  • noun a specialist in identifying fingerprints
    fingerprint man; fingerprint expert.

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alethic_logic

  • noun the modal logic of necessity and possibility and contingency

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esthetician

  • noun a worker skilled in giving beauty treatments (manicures and facials etc.)
    aesthetician.
  • noun a philosopher who specializes in the nature of beauty
    aesthetician.

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high_priest

  • noun a preeminent authority or major proponent of a movement or doctrine
    • he's the high priest of contemporary jazz
  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; prelate; primate; archpriest.

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geographics

  • noun study of the earth's surface; includes people's responses to topography and climate and soil and vegetation
    geography.

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sharpshooter

  • noun an athlete noted for accurate aim
  • noun someone skilled in shooting
    crack shot; marksman.

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simone_weil

  • noun French philosopher (1909-1943)
    Weil.

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john_locke

  • noun English empiricist philosopher who believed that all knowledge is derived from sensory experience (1632-1704)
    Locke.

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malebranche

  • noun French philosopher (1638-1715)
    Nicolas de Malebranche.

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galen

  • noun Greek anatomist whose theories formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance (circa 130-200)

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logistic

  • adjective of or relating to logistics
    logistical.
    • logistic requirements

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g._e._moore

  • noun English philosopher (1873-1958)
    George Edward Moore; Moore.

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syllogizer

  • noun logician skilled in syllogistic reasoning
    syllogiser; syllogist.

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claims_adjuster

  • noun one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement
    adjustor; claims adjustor; adjuster; claim agent.

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teilhard_de_chardin

  • noun French paleontologist and philosopher (1881-1955)
    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

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bentham

  • noun English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831)
    Jeremy Bentham.

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dugald_stewart

  • noun Scottish philosopher and follower of Thomas Reid (1753-1828)
    Stewart.

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whitehead

  • noun English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947)
    Alfred North Whitehead.
  • noun a small whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland
    milium.

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ethical

  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics
    • ethical codes
    • ethical theories
  • adjective conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior
    • an ethical lawyer
    • ethical medical practice
    • an ethical problem
    • had no ethical objection to drinking
    • Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants"- Omar N. Bradley

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ragnar_anton_kittil_frisch

  • noun Norwegian economist noted for his work in econometrics (1895-1973)
    Ragnar Frisch; Frisch.

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observer

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; perceiver; beholder.
  • noun an expert who observes and comments on something
    commentator.

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intelligence

  • noun the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
  • noun a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
    intelligence service; intelligence agency.

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earl_russell

  • noun English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)
    Bertrand Russell; Russell; Bertrand Arthur William Russell.

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anaxagoras

  • noun a presocratic Athenian philosopher who maintained that everything is composed of very small particles that were arranged by some eternal intelligence (500-428 BC)

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computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer.
  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; figurer; reckoner.

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friedrich_wilhelm_nietzsche

  • noun influential German philosopher remembered for his concept of the superman and for his rejection of Christian values; considered, along with Kierkegaard, to be a founder of existentialism (1844-1900)
    Nietzsche.

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david_ricardo

  • noun English economist who argued that the laws of supply and demand should operate in a free market (1772-1823)
    Ricardo.

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crack_shot

  • noun someone skilled in shooting
    sharpshooter; marksman.

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dialectic

  • noun any formal system of reasoning that arrives at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
  • noun a contradiction of ideas that serves as the determining factor in their interaction
    • this situation created the inner dialectic of American history

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oenologist

  • noun a specialist in wine making
    fermentologist; enologist.

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kuznets

  • noun United States economist (born in Russia) who developed a method for using a country's gross national product to estimate its economic growth (1901-1985)
    Simon Kuznets.

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tjalling_koopmans

  • noun United States economist (born in the Netherlands) (1910-1985)
    Tjalling Charles Koopmans; Koopmans.

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expert

  • noun a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; skillful; proficient; adept; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

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ragnar_frisch

  • noun Norwegian economist noted for his work in econometrics (1895-1973)
    Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch; Frisch.

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lots

  • noun a large number or amount
    heaps; rafts; wads; piles; scads; slews; tons; gobs; scores; oodles; loads; dozens; stacks; lashings.
    • made lots of new friends
    • she amassed stacks of newspapers
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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transcendentalism

  • noun any system of philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual above the empirical and material
    transcendental philosophy.

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pascal

  • noun a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter
    Pa.
  • noun French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist; invented an adding machine; contributed (with Fermat) to the theory of probability (1623-1662)
    Blaise Pascal.

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forecast

  • noun a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
    prognosis.
  • verb predict in advance
    calculate.

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pierre_abelard

  • noun French philosopher and theologian; lover of Heloise (1079-1142)
    Abelard; Peter Abelard.

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genius

  • noun someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
    Einstein; brainiac; mastermind; brain.
    • Mozart was a child genius
    • he's smart but he's no Einstein
  • noun unusual mental ability
    brilliance.

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score

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; mark.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
    musical score.
    • he studied the score of the sonata

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barbara_ward

  • noun English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)
    Ward; Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth.

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teutonist

  • noun a specialist in the history of the Teutonic people or language (especially with respect to the Teutonic influence on the history of England)

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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osteopathist

  • noun a therapist who manipulates the skeleton and muscles
    osteopath.

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weil

  • noun French philosopher (1909-1943)
    Simone Weil.
  • noun United States mathematician (born in France) (1906-1998)
    Andre Weil.

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cassirer

  • noun German philosopher concerned with concept formation in the human mind and with symbolic forms in human culture generally (1874-1945)
    Ernst Cassirer.

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thales

  • noun a presocratic Greek philosopher and astronomer (who predicted an eclipse in 585 BC) who was said by Aristotle to be the founder of physical science; he held that all things originated in water (624-546 BC)
    Thales of Miletus.

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thorstein_veblen

  • noun United States economist who wrote about conspicuous consumption (1857-1929)
    Veblen; Thorstein Bunde Veblen.

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efficiency

  • noun the ratio of the output to the input of any system
  • noun skillfulness in avoiding wasted time and effort
    • she did the work with great efficiency

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plantsman

  • noun an expert in the science of cultivating plants (fruit or flowers or vegetables or ornamental plants)
    horticulturist.

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keynes

  • noun English economist who advocated the use of government monetary and fiscal policy to maintain full employment without inflation (1883-1946)
    John Maynard Keynes.

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plotinus

  • noun Roman philosopher (born in Egypt) who was the leading representative of Neoplatonism (205-270)

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joseph_campbell

  • noun United States mythologist (1904-1987)
    Campbell.

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david_hume

  • noun Scottish philosopher whose sceptical philosophy restricted human knowledge to that which can be perceived by the senses (1711-1776)
    Hume.

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speech_therapist

  • noun a therapist who treats speech defects and disorders

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illation

  • noun the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation
    inference.

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adept

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • adjective satellite having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    good; practiced; expert; skillful; proficient; skilful.
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

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zeno_of_elea

  • noun ancient Greek philosopher who formulated paradoxes that defended the belief that motion and change are illusory (circa 495-430 BC)
    Zeno.

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reasonableness

  • noun the state of having good sense and sound judgment
    reason; rationality.
    • his rationality may have been impaired
    • he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions
  • noun goodness of reason and judgment
    • the judiciary is built on the reasonableness of judges

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abstraction

  • noun a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
    abstract.
    • he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
  • noun the act of withdrawing or removing something

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deduction

  • noun a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket
    tax deduction; tax write-off.
  • noun an amount or percentage deducted
    discount.

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boolean_logic

  • noun a system of symbolic logic devised by George Boole; used in computers
    Boolean algebra.

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figurer

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; computer; reckoner.

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drawing_lots

  • noun making a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn
    sortition; casting lots.

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logic

  • noun the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
  • noun reasoned and reasonable judgment
    • it made a certain kind of logic

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kant

  • noun influential German idealist philosopher (1724-1804)
    Immanuel Kant.

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bergson

  • noun French philosopher who proposed elan vital as the cause of evolution and development (1859-1941)
    Henri Bergson; Henri Louis Bergson.

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vesalius

  • noun a Flemish surgeon who is considered the father of modern anatomy (1514-1564)
    Andreas Vesalius.

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generalisation

  • noun an idea or conclusion having general application
    generality; generalization.
    • he spoke in broad generalities
  • noun the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances
    abstraction; generalization.

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oculist

  • noun a person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses
    optometrist.
  • noun a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye
    ophthalmologist; eye doctor.

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conclude

  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house
  • verb bring to a close
    • The committee concluded the meeting

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room_decorator

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; designer; interior designer; decorator.

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abelard

  • noun French philosopher and theologian; lover of Heloise (1079-1142)
    Pierre Abelard; Peter Abelard.

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sangoma

  • noun a traditional Zulu healer and respected elder

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adjuster

  • noun one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement
    adjustor; claims adjustor; claims adjuster; claim agent.

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charles_louis_de_secondat

  • noun French political philosopher who advocated the separation of executive and legislative and judicial powers (1689-1755)
    Montesquieu; Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu.

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sir_rabindranath_tagore

  • noun Indian writer and philosopher whose poetry (based on traditional Hindu themes) pioneered the use of colloquial Bengali (1861-1941)
    Rabindranath Tagore; Tagore.

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mathematical_logic

  • noun any logical system that abstracts the form of statements away from their content in order to establish abstract criteria of consistency and validity
    symbolic logic; formal logic.

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belt

  • noun endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
  • noun a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)

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horticulture

  • noun the cultivation of plants
    gardening.

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epistemology

  • noun the philosophical theory of knowledge

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enologist

  • noun a specialist in wine making
    oenologist; fermentologist.

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averroes

  • noun Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198)
    Abul-Walid Mohammed ibn-Ahmad Ibn-Mohammed ibn-Roshd; ibn-Roshd.

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adam_smith

  • noun Scottish economist who advocated private enterprise and free trade (1723-1790)
    Smith.

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aristotelian_logic

  • noun the syllogistic logic of Aristotle as developed by Boethius in the Middle Ages

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lapidarist

  • noun an expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them
    lapidary.

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line_of_reasoning

  • noun a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning
    argumentation; line; argument; logical argument.
    • I can't follow your line of reasoning

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pierre_teilhard_de_chardin

  • noun French paleontologist and philosopher (1881-1955)
    Teilhard de Chardin.

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mach

  • noun Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)
    Ernst Mach.

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decisiveness

  • noun the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose
    decision.
    • a man of unusual decisiveness
  • noun the quality of being final or definitely settled
    finality; conclusiveness.
    • the finality of death

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champion

  • noun someone who has won first place in a competition
    champ; title-holder.
  • noun someone who fights for a cause
    hero; paladin; fighter.

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intelligence_analyst

  • noun a government analyst of information about an enemy or potential enemy

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system_of_rules

  • noun a complex of methods or rules governing behavior
    system.
    • they have to operate under a system they oppose
    • that language has a complex system for indicating gender

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psychotherapist

  • noun a therapist who deals with mental and emotional disorders
    clinical psychologist.

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berkeley

  • noun Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)
    George Berkeley; Bishop Berkeley.
  • noun a city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; site of the University of California at Berkeley

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cosmetology

  • noun the practice of beautifying the face and hair and skin

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analogist

  • noun someone who looks for analogies or who reasons by analogy

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beveridge

  • noun British economist (born in India) whose report on social insurance provided the basis for most of the social legislation on which the welfare state in the United Kingdom is based (1879-1963)
    First Baron Beveridge; William Henry Beveridge.

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determination

  • noun the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
    finding.
    • the determination of molecular structures
  • noun the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose
    purpose.
    • his determination showed in his every movement
    • he is a man of purpose

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william_james

  • noun United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910)
    James.

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lucretius

  • noun Roman philosopher and poet; in a long didactic poem he tried to provide a scientific explanation of the universe (96-55 BC)
    Titus Lucretius Carus.

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superstar

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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fuzzy_logic

  • noun a form of mathematical logic in which truth can assume a continuum of values between 0 and 1

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holmes

  • noun a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle
    Sherlock Holmes.
  • noun United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)
    Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr..

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james_tobin

  • noun United States economist (1918-2002)
    Tobin.

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cypher

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cipher.
  • noun a quantity of no importance
    aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it

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schumpeter

  • noun United States economist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1883-1950)
    Joseph Alois Schumpeter; Joseph Schumpeter.

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physical_therapist

  • noun therapist who treats injury or dysfunction with exercises and other physical treatments of the disorder
    physiotherapist.

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consultant

  • noun an expert who gives advice
    adviser; advisor.
    • an adviser helped students select their courses
    • the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala

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marshall

  • noun United States actor (1914-1998)
    E. G. Marshall.
  • noun United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
    George Catlett Marshall; George Marshall.

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material_body

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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ibn-sina

  • noun Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)
    Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina; Avicenna.

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rabbi_moses_ben_maimon

  • noun Spanish philosopher considered the greatest Jewish scholar of the Middle Ages who codified Jewish law in the Talmud (1135-1204)
    Moses Maimonides; Maimonides.

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hypatia

  • noun Greek philosopher and astronomer; she invented the astrolabe (370-415)

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cure

  • noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    curative; remedy; therapeutic.
  • verb provide a cure for, make healthy again
    heal; bring around.
    • The treatment cured the boy's acne
    • The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to

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herbert_a._simon

  • noun United States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001)
    Herbert Alexander Simon; Simon; Herb Simon.

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campbell

  • noun United States mythologist (1904-1987)
    Joseph Campbell.

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handwriting

  • noun something written by hand
    script; hand.
    • she recognized his handwriting
    • his hand was illegible
  • noun the activity of writing by hand
    • handwriting can be slow and painful for one with arthritis

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mythology

  • noun myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
  • noun the study of myths

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guide

  • noun someone employed to conduct others
    usher.
  • noun someone who shows the way by leading or advising

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schopenhauer

  • noun German pessimist philosopher (1788-1860)
    Arthur Schopenhauer.

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albert_schweitzer

  • noun French philosopher and physician and organist who spent most of his life as a medical missionary in Gabon (1875-1965)
    Schweitzer.

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examiner

  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
    quizzer; tester.
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    inspector.
    • the examiner searched for clues

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calculator

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    estimator; computer; figurer; reckoner.
  • noun a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
    calculating machine.

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derrida

  • noun French philosopher and critic (born in Algeria); exponent of deconstructionism (1930-2004)
    Jacques Derrida.

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elicit

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    draw out; extract; educe; evoke.
    • We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

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turgot

  • noun French economist who in 1774 was put in control of finances by Louis XVI; his proposals for reforms that involved abolishing feudal privileges made him unpopular with the aristocracy and in 1776 he was dismissed (1727-1781)
    Anne Robert Jacques Turgot.

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leontief

  • noun United States economist (born in Russia) who devised an input-output method of economic analysis (1906-1999)
    Wassily Leontief.

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comparative

  • noun the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    comparative degree.
    • `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    • `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    • `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
  • adjective relating to or based on or involving comparison
    • comparative linguistics

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inspector

  • noun a high ranking police officer
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    examiner.
    • the examiner searched for clues

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tell

  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.
  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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henri_bergson

  • noun French philosopher who proposed elan vital as the cause of evolution and development (1859-1941)
    Bergson; Henri Louis Bergson.

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pathfinder

  • noun someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
    scout; guide.

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specialization

  • noun the act of specializing; making something suitable for a special purpose
    specialisation.
  • noun the special line of work you have adopted as your career
    speciality; specialism; specialisation; specialty.
    • his specialization is gastroenterology

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doctor

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching
    Doctor of the Church.
    • the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages

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market_analyst

  • noun an analyst of conditions affecting a market (especially the stock market)

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metaphysics

  • noun the philosophical study of being and knowing

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rule

  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    regulation.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation
  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; normal; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors

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osteologer

  • noun an anatomist who is skilled is osteology
    osteologist.

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speech

  • noun the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
    address.
    • he listened to an address on minor Roman poets
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; language; voice communication; speech communication; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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james

  • noun a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)
    James IV.
  • noun the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)
    James II.

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eclectic

  • noun someone who selects according to the eclectic method
    eclecticist.
  • adjective satellite selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

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surmise

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation.
  • verb infer from incomplete evidence

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infer

  • verb reason by deduction; establish by deduction
    derive; deduce; deduct.
  • verb draw from specific cases for more general cases
    extrapolate; generalize; generalise.

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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mavin

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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gottfried_wilhelm_leibniz

  • noun German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independent of Newton (1646-1716)
    Leibniz; Leibnitz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz.

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assignment

  • noun a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)
    duty assignment.
    • hazardous duty
  • noun the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another

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herbert_alexander_simon

  • noun United States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001)
    Herbert A. Simon; Simon; Herb Simon.

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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proficiency

  • noun the quality of having great facility and competence
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    technique.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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moses_maimonides

  • noun Spanish philosopher considered the greatest Jewish scholar of the Middle Ages who codified Jewish law in the Talmud (1135-1204)
    Rabbi Moses Ben Maimon; Maimonides.

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machiavelli

  • noun a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)
    Niccolo Machiavelli.

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prevision

  • noun a prophetic vision (as in a dream)
  • noun the power to foresee the future
    prescience.

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nativist

  • noun a philosopher who subscribes to nativism
  • adjective advocating the perpetuation of native societies
    nativistic.
    • the old nativist prejudice against the foreign businessman
    • the nativistic faith preaches the old values"- C.K.Kluckhohn

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sacajawea

  • noun the Shoshone guide and interpreter who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition part of the way
    Sacagawea.

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financial_analyst

  • noun an analyst who studies the financial performance of corporations
    securities analyst.

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friedrich_august_von_hayek

  • noun English economist (born in Austria) noted for work on the optimum allocation of resources (1899-1992)
    Hayek.

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cognoscente

  • noun an expert able to appreciate a field; especially in the fine arts
    connoisseur.

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priest

  • noun a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders
  • noun a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
    non-Christian priest.

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charles_sanders_peirce

  • noun United States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)
    Peirce; Charles Peirce.

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zeno

  • noun ancient Greek philosopher who formulated paradoxes that defended the belief that motion and change are illusory (circa 495-430 BC)
    Zeno of Elea.
  • noun ancient Greek philosopher who founded the Stoic school (circa 335-263 BC)
    Zeno of Citium.

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herbert_marcuse

  • noun United States political philosopher (born in Germany) concerned about the dehumanizing effects of capitalism and modern technology (1898-1979)
    Marcuse.

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system_of_logic

  • noun a system of reasoning
    logical system; logic.

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xenophanes

  • noun Greek philosopher (560-478 BC)

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synthesiser

  • noun an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
    synthesizer; synthesist.
  • noun (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
    synthesizer.

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conclusiveness

  • noun the quality of being final or definitely settled
    decisiveness; finality.
    • the finality of death

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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john_stuart_mill

  • noun English philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873)
    John Mill; Mill.

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myrdal

  • noun Swedish economist (1898-1987)
    Karl Gunnar Myrdal; Gunnar Myrdal.

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auguste_comte

  • noun French philosopher remembered as the founder of positivism; he also established sociology as a systematic field of study
    Comte; Isidore Auguste Marie Francois Comte.

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claim

  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

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fallopio

  • noun Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
    Gabriello Fallopio; Fallopius; Gabriele Fallopius.

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drawing

  • noun an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper
    • it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7
  • noun a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines
    • drawings of abstract forms
    • he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures

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denis_diderot

  • noun French philosopher who was a leading figure of the Enlightenment in France; principal editor of an encyclopedia that disseminated the scientific and philosophical knowledge of the time (1713-1784)
    Diderot.

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all_arounder

  • noun a versatile person who is expert at many things
    all-rounder.
    • she's the best all-rounder they've seen in years

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russell

  • noun United States religious leader who founded the sect that is now called Jehovah's Witnesses (1852-1916)
    Charles Taze Russell.
  • noun English film director (born in 1927)
    Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell; Ken Russell.

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flesh

  • noun the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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claims_adjustor

  • noun one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement
    adjustor; adjuster; claims adjuster; claim agent.

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deontic_logic

  • noun the modal logic of obligation and permissibility

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unix_guru

  • noun an expert on the UNIX operating system

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past_master

  • noun someone who was formerly a master
  • noun someone who has long and thorough experience in a given activity

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ricardo

  • noun English economist who argued that the laws of supply and demand should operate in a free market (1772-1823)
    David Ricardo.

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shape

  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    configuration; contour; form; conformation.
    • he could barely make out their shapes
  • noun the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
    form.
    • geometry is the mathematical science of shape

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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herder

  • noun German philosopher who advocated intuition over reason (1744-1803)
    Johann Gottfried von Herder.
  • noun someone who drives a herd
    drover; herdsman.

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monetarist

  • noun an advocate of the theory that economic fluctuations are caused by increases or decreases in the supply of money

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veblen

  • noun United States economist who wrote about conspicuous consumption (1857-1929)
    Thorstein Veblen; Thorstein Bunde Veblen.
  • noun United States mathematician (1880-1960)
    Oswald Veblen.

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1st_baron_verulam

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    Sir Francis Bacon; Baron Verulam; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon; Francis Bacon.

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discipline

  • noun a branch of knowledge
    subject field; field of study; study; subject area; field; bailiwick; subject.
    • in what discipline is his doctorate?
    • teachers should be well trained in their subject
    • anthropology is the study of human beings
  • noun a system of rules of conduct or method of practice;
    • he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine
    • for such a plan to work requires discipline

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thinking

  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; mentation; thought; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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attache

  • noun a specialist assigned to the staff of a diplomatic mission
  • noun a shallow and rectangular briefcase
    attache case.

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crack

  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; fissure.
  • noun a narrow opening
    gap.
    • he opened the window a crack

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muller

  • noun Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
    Paul Hermann Muller.
  • noun Swiss physicist who studied superconductivity (born in 1927)
    Karl Alex Muller.

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john_kenneth_galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    John Galbraith; Galbraith.

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physical_body

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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empedocles

  • noun Greek philosopher who taught that all matter is composed of particles of fire and water and air and earth (fifth century BC)

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casting

  • noun object formed by a mold
    cast.
  • noun the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
    molding.

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government

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; regime.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; governing.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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montesquieu

  • noun French political philosopher who advocated the separation of executive and legislative and judicial powers (1689-1755)
    Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu; Charles Louis de Secondat.

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bernard_arthur_owen_williams

  • noun English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)
    Sir Bernard Williams; Williams.

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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mechanist

  • noun a philosopher who subscribes to the doctrine of mechanism

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oldtimer

  • noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    old stager; warhorse; veteran; old hand; old-timer; stager.
  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; antique; old-timer; gaffer.

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k'ung_futzu

  • noun Chinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine known a Confucianism (circa 551-478 BC)
    Confucius; Kongfuze; Kong the Master.

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general_anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    anatomy.

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ratiocinator

  • noun someone who reasons logically
    reasoner.

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shooter

  • noun a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
    taw.
  • noun a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)
    shot.
    • he is a crack shot
    • a poor shooter

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anaximander

  • noun a presocratic Greek philosopher and student of Thales who believed the universal substance to be infinity rather than something resembling ordinary objects (611-547 BC)

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sir_bernard_williams

  • noun English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)
    Bernard Arthur Owen Williams; Williams.

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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william_stanley_jevons

  • noun English economist and logician who contributed to the development of the theory of marginal utility (1835-1882)
    Jevons.

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formal

  • noun a lavish dance requiring formal attire
    ball.
  • noun a gown for evening wear
    dinner dress; evening gown; dinner gown.

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logical_thinking

  • noun thinking that is coherent and logical
    abstract thought; reasoning.

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jean-jacques_rousseau

  • noun French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)
    Rousseau.

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milton_friedman

  • noun United States economist noted as a proponent of monetarism and for his opposition to government intervention in the economy (born in 1912)
    Friedman.

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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esthetics

  • noun (art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)
    aesthetics.
    • traditional aesthetics assumed the existence of universal and timeless criteria of artistic value
  • noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
    esthetic; aesthetic.
    • he despised the esthetic of minimalism

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jurist

  • noun a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
    legal expert.
  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    judge; justice.

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aristotle

  • noun one of the greatest of the ancient Athenian philosophers; pupil of Plato; teacher of Alexander the Great (384-322 BC)

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efficiency_engineer

  • noun an expert in increasing the efficient use of machines and personnel
    efficiency expert.

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honor_system

  • noun a system of conduct in which participants are trusted not to take unfair advantage of others
    • the students are on the honor system

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scout

  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; sentry; watch; lookout man; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a Boy Scout or Girl Scout

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mathematical

  • adjective of or pertaining to or of the nature of mathematics
    • a mathematical textbook
    • slide rules and other mathematical instruments
    • a mathematical solution to a problem
    • mathematical proof
  • adjective relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers
    numerical.
    • tests for rating numerical aptitude
    • a mathematical whiz

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deduct

  • verb make a subtraction
    subtract; take off.
    • subtract this amount from my paycheck
  • verb retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments
    recoup; withhold.
    • My employer is withholding taxes

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gardening

  • noun the cultivation of plants
    horticulture.
  • verb work in the garden
    garden.
    • My hobby is gardening

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benedict_de_spinoza

  • noun Dutch philosopher who espoused a pantheistic system (1632-1677)
    de Spinoza; Spinoza; Baruch de Spinoza.

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gambling_system

  • noun a system of rules for placing bets that is believed to lead to winning
    • he has a perfect gambling system at roulette

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soma

  • noun leafless East Indian vine; its sour milky juice formerly used to make an intoxicating drink
    Sarcostemma acidum; haoma.
  • noun personification of a sacred intoxicating drink used in Vedic ritual

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old_hand

  • noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    old stager; warhorse; veteran; oldtimer; old-timer; stager.

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archaist

  • noun a person who archaizes
  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    antiquary; antiquarian.

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industry_analyst

  • noun an analyst of conditions affecting a particular industry

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authority

  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    potency; say-so; authorisation; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state
  • noun (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others
    • the authorities have issued a curfew

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leibnitz

  • noun German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independent of Newton (1646-1716)
    Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz.

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deduce

  • verb reason by deduction; establish by deduction
    derive; deduct; infer.
  • verb conclude by reasoning; in logic
    infer.

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economic

  • adjective of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth
    economical.
    • economic growth
    • aspects of social, political, and economical life
  • adjective of or relating to the science of economics
    • economic theory

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karl_gunnar_myrdal

  • noun Swedish economist (1898-1987)
    Myrdal; Gunnar Myrdal.

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henry_m._robert

  • noun United States parliamentary authority and author (in 1876) of Robert's Rules of Order (1837-1923)
    Henry Martyn Robert; Robert.

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comparative_anatomist

  • noun anatomist who compares the anatomy of different animals

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marx

  • noun United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1901-1979)
    Zeppo; Herbert Marx.
  • noun United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1893-1964)
    Arthur Marx; Harpo.

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intellect

  • noun knowledge and intellectual ability
    mind.
    • he reads to improve his mind
    • he has a keen intellect
  • noun the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
    reason; understanding.
    • we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil

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theophrastus

  • noun Greek philosopher who was a student of Aristotle and who succeeded Aristotle as the leader of the Peripatetics (371-287 BC)

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dialectical

  • adjective of or relating to or employing dialectic
    dialectic.
    • the dialectical method

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computer_guru

  • noun an authority on computers and computing
    computer expert.

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hugo_grotius

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Grotius; Huig de Groot.

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jurisprudence

  • noun the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
    legal philosophy; law.
  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    law.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order

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adjustor

  • noun one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement
    claims adjustor; adjuster; claims adjuster; claim agent.

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yogi

  • noun one who practices yoga and has achieved a high level of spiritual insight
  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
    Lawrence Peter Berra; Berra; Yogi Berra.

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legal

  • adjective established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
  • adjective of or relating to jurisprudence
    • legal loophole

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wiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz.

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william_tell

  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    Tell.

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organon

  • noun a system of principles for philosophic or scientific investigations; an instrument for acquiring knowledge

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lao-zi

  • noun Chinese philosopher regarded as the founder of Taoism (6th century BC)
    Lao-tzu; Lao-tse.

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human_body

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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commentator

  • noun an expert who observes and comments on something
    observer.
  • noun a writer who reports and analyzes events of the day
    reviewer.

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economic_expert

  • noun an expert in the science of economics
    economist.

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epictetus

  • noun Greek philosopher who was a Stoic (circa 50-130)

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statistician

  • noun a mathematician who specializes in statistics
    mathematical statistician.
  • noun someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
    actuary.

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anicius_manlius_severinus_boethius

  • noun a Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa 480-524)
    Boethius.

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pluralist

  • noun a cleric who holds more than one benefice at a time
  • noun a philosopher who believes that no single explanation can account for all the phenomena of nature

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joseph_alois_schumpeter

  • noun United States economist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1883-1950)
    Schumpeter; Joseph Schumpeter.

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abul-walid_mohammed_ibn-ahmad_ibn-mohammed_ibn-roshd

  • noun Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198)
    Averroes; ibn-Roshd.

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arborist

  • noun a specialist in treating damaged trees
    tree surgeon.

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ibn-roshd

  • noun Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198)
    Abul-Walid Mohammed ibn-Ahmad Ibn-Mohammed ibn-Roshd; Averroes.

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seneca

  • noun Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)
    Lucius Annaeus Seneca.
  • noun a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living in New York State south of Lake Ontario

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mnemonics

  • noun a method or system for improving the memory
  • noun a device (such as a rhyme or acronym) used to aid recall
    mnemonic.

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boolean_algebra

  • noun a system of symbolic logic devised by George Boole; used in computers
    Boolean logic.

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ace

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    I; unity; one; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face

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ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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leibniz

  • noun German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independent of Newton (1646-1716)
    Leibnitz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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industry

  • noun the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise
    • each industry has its own trade publications
  • noun the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
    manufacture.
    • American industry is making increased use of computers to control production

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spoils_system

  • noun the system of employing and promoting civil servants who are friends and supporters of the group in power

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microeconomist

  • noun an economist who specializes in microeconomics
    microeconomic expert.

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formal_logic

  • noun any logical system that abstracts the form of statements away from their content in order to establish abstract criteria of consistency and validity
    symbolic logic; mathematical logic.

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henry_martyn_robert

  • noun United States parliamentary authority and author (in 1876) of Robert's Rules of Order (1837-1923)
    Robert; Henry M. Robert.

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robert

  • noun United States parliamentary authority and author (in 1876) of Robert's Rules of Order (1837-1923)
    Henry Martyn Robert; Henry M. Robert.

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pareto

  • noun Italian sociologist and economist whose theories influenced the development of fascism in Italy (1848-1923)
    Vilfredo Pareto.

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john_maynard_keynes

  • noun English economist who advocated the use of government monetary and fiscal policy to maintain full employment without inflation (1883-1946)
    Keynes.

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mead

  • noun United States anthropologist noted for her claims about adolescence and sexual behavior in Polynesian cultures (1901-1978)
    Margaret Mead.
  • noun United States philosopher of pragmatism (1863-1931)
    George Herbert Mead.

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simon

  • noun one of the twelve Apostles (first century)
    St. Simon; Simon the Zealot; Simon the Canaanite; Simon Zelotes.
  • noun United States singer and songwriter (born in 1942)
    Paul Simon.

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baron_de_la_brede_et_de_montesquieu

  • noun