disputation


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Synonyms for disputation

Synonyms for disputation

the presentation of an argument or arguments

Synonyms for disputation

the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)

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Marlowe's was indeed a "Renaissance life," shaped by expansive dreams of rewards for the talented, by an education that reinforced self-esteem to the point of narcissism, by ambition and the competition for patronage (29-30), by religious conflict and a training in disputation (54-55).
Such a claim falls to take into account the pioneering thinking on tragedy produced by Italians in the 1540s: Giraldi's Discorso intorno at comporre delle comedie e delle tragedie, and the anonymous Giudizio sopra la Tragedia di Canace e Macareo both of which not only stimulated further disputation about tragedy, but set the terms for much of the theorizing about narrative poetry that follows.
But then, in late 1757, the pro-Frank (and anti-Semitic) bishop in charge of the disputation suddenly dropped dead.
The disputation statistics of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have traditionally been amongst the most comprehensive in the OECD and recent adjustments have been made since the introduction of enterprise bargaining.
Few will doubt the impact that George Bush, as the 43rd American President, has had in generating an over abundance of political dialogue, demagoguery, disputation, and debate.
For instance, Anselm of Havelberg's twelfth-century Dialogi, a disputation allegedly between Anselm and a Greek Orthodox theologian, is remarkably positive and nuanced in its depiction of Greek "heterodoxy.
AMMAN (Star)-- AMMAN (Star)--Ms Maram Tawil, a Jordanian, successfully passed the disputation of her doctorate dissertation, titled "Refugee Camps in Jordan: Options for Urban Redevelopment", at the Faculty of Spatial Planning in Dortmund University in Germany.
Rather, Pope Benedict is one of the many members of his generation who, while not disagreeing with the content of Thomist thought, believes that the scholastic presentation of the faith does not exactly set souls on fire unless they happen to be a particular type of soul with a passion for intellectual disputation.
Because the Inns of Court were a training ground for the legal profession, Ellis is able to draw on the histories of common law and contract, on the practice of disputation and the theory of rhetoric.
But it has a clarity and courtesy not always evident in theological disputation.
The disputation over Chile's voucher experiment is vigorous, but even there the constraints on the education marketplace are substantial.
With that giant disputation basically solved by the voters, foreign policy now looms large, and the stakes are perhaps even bigger.
Amid all this terminological disputation, it is important, though not always easy, to keep in mind the real-world consequences of these ideas.
In other words, something having to do with an exchange of views--even a dialectic, a logical disputation, or debate.
Maccoby's very original views on the Jesus period inevitably engendered a good deal of controversy, for he was always a passionate defender of Jewish history and theology, in the tradition of the great Nachmanides whose spirited defense in the Barcelona Disputation of 1263 was the subject of Maccoby's moving stage play.