anthropomorphism

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Synonyms for anthropomorphism

the representation of objects (especially a god) as having human form or traits

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In Maimonides one can find all the subtleties of philosophic thought as he wrestles with the obvious anthromorphic and anthropopathic passages of the Bible, as well as his controversial discussions on whether the universe was created ex nihilo by a creator-God or has existed from eternity.
the anthromorphic notion of "intuitive ontology" (Mithen/Boyer 1996).
Navajo mythology includes numerous stories involving the anthromorphic qualities of bears, and it is believed that they retain and demonstrate such power today.
If I can provide a more useful sense of understanding by characterizing a device in anthromorphic terms than by teaching electronic theory, am I not obliged to serve the express interest of my client?