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that which exists in the mind as the product of careful mental activity

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And, in the hands of a government that thinks that martial law is flexible and public safety is an abstract concept, it can only be asking for trouble,' she added.
To the best of our knowledge, these businesses are all supported by an abstract concept that guides the creation of an experience for the customers.
Hegel's philosophy operates on the abstract concept while Kierkegaard's on the actuality of phenomenon and existence.
When an abstract concept is placed into the context of a sentence, it overcomes the cognitive deficits of lacking internal context, thereby weakening or eliminating the concreteness effect.
In both examples, it appears that using the abstract concept to improve an existing technology, as opposed to merely performing mathematical calculations on a computer, is key to surviving the second step of the Mayo test.
Few if any studies have investigated what constitutes an effective selection process for identifying graphics from existing resource to enhance abstract concept learning.
The embodied cognition further argues that not only the processing of concrete concepts requires the activation of sensorimotor representations, but also the processing of abstract concepts entails the activation of perceptual and motor systems (e.
He said: "To ask three-year-olds to draw how they feel while in a particular place seems a rather abstract concept for someone who can struggle with counting to 10.
God may not be a person, but rather an abstract concept that manifests itself in a unique way.
While many of us think of karma as a simple, abstract concept, the authors of this book live by it as a serious force of the universe, and the point of Karmic Management is to teach the reader how to use the development of good karma to obtain favorable business results.
Polar coordinates may appear to be just another way of expressing an abstract concept with no apparent use in the "real world.
Then, when I hit 18, he was like, 'I want you to understand that your money isn't some kind of abstract concept.
Art Psalms" is author Alex Grey's intellectual dissection of this abstract concept, and draws upon many of his sources.
Focusing specifically on American culture, Kindred Specters observes how non-normative forms of kinship (including interracial relationships and the fairly recent issue of gay marriage) have been relentlessly condemned to the extent that the abstract concept of death is projected upon and associated with them.
If surface mining remains an abstract concept for you, Coal River is a good place to start, but those other books are worthy, too.