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avoid and stay away from deliberately

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Is this not, as Blue Labour claim, marked by a distinctive sort of pragmatism - an eschewal of grand principles?
Regulating the region's banks was also made easier by their eschewal of complex financial instruments.
While more recent journalistic labour histories are less likely than Denning's to justify their existence in terms of the common good, they do aim for an impression of objectivity through their narrative style, eschewal of theory and claims to insider knowledge.
The presence of this narrative thread is appropriate because so much of Rochberg's biography has rested on his eschewal of twelve-tone music after the death of his son Paul in November 1964.
This version of queer time values the ephemeral rather than projecting hopefully into the future, as in the utopian orientation of much queer thinking and of politically progressive thought more generally; and it is DeLynn's eschewal of the gesture towards the future, I've suggested, that might in part explain her neglect by lesbian literary scholarship.
In Kirzner's eschewal of the Rothbardian line, we encounter another distinction:
The authors of this work suggest, however, that it is precisely the impure status of chemistry--its mixing of science with technological applications and its eschewal of high theory--that makes it of philosophical interest and a challenge to the hegemony of the particular positivist conception of the philosophy of science currently holding sway in academia.
Hermetism, an additional Alexandrian heterodoxy, is related to Gnosticism by a similar eschewal of Greek speculative superstructure, but it adjoins to the Gnostic minor key pathos a more optimistic sound by its hope of reaching the knowledge in this material world, on the condition that the signs impressed in matter are deciphered in a correct way (hence the partial overlapping of Hermetica with astrological, alchemical, theurgic and magical treatises) (see Broek 2006b).
of Saskatchewan, Canada), "it is an eschewal of either/or thinking--racism either exists or it does not, race either matters or it does not, progressive justice is either achievable or it is not.
358-60) may allude to King James's involvement in tomb-making (109); or that Imogen's eschewal of suicide aligns her with Protestantism (121) (the Catholic Church equally condemned suicide); or that The Winter's Tale concerns a personage unheard of by Shakespeare; or that because the Egypt of Antony and Cleopatra is that of the biblical glosses, that is, a land of spiritual blight and sensual thralldom, the play suggests that the biblical--"the mode associated with Elizabeth and by extension England--is superior to the classical, the mode associated with Scotland and James" (103).
Faced with the scandal of religious particularity, two individuals locate middle ground in an association whose "dogma" is the eschewal of explicit confessions and beliefs.
In Obama's case, we learn that Niebuhr is among his "favorite philosophers" and are tempted to discover causal connections between the two men--their appeal to youth, their work as community organizers, their eschewal of ideology--in the land of coincidence.
In the case of Jerusalema, there are three primary points of reference for those expressing hopes for, or pride in, the film's global competitiveness: firstly, its success at international film festivals, notably the 2008 Berlin Film Festival; secondly, and most pervasively, its production values; and finally, its relative eschewal of political correctness and what might be called a pious tone associated with the rhetoric of restitution.
Duyan & Duyan, 2005) and eschewal of certain sexual practices such as premarital and homosexual sex (e.
These are relatively minor quibbles; the main problem, however, is the author's complete eschewal of historical analysis in favour of chronological narrative.