French words that look like English words but with different meanings
in the two languages are called faux amis ("false friends").
Fowl rejects determinate concepts of meaning
and even the concept of meaning
altogether, focusing instead on the interpretative interests of a virtuous Christian reading community.
However, more significantly, as one reads the article one finds that Martin is offering more than a difference of opinion regarding the nuances of meaning
for these words; he is proposing a whole new litmus test for interpreting Scripture and determining which passages have abiding validity for today.
But the means can easily become an end in itself, whereby the body becomes the master and meaning
Ruba'i are four line poems which condense a depth of meaning
into a few words; good ones weave many layers of meaning
into each line.
But without an understanding of the overall meaning
of human life, without a single ultimate end towards which human persons ought to direct their choices, virtues--such as courage, justice, self-control, patience, affability, self-sacrifice, chastity, and fidelity--will mean not only different things to different people, but more often than not, contradictory things.
Morph comes from the Greek meaning
"form" or "structure.
The gap between experience and meaning
was brought home to me by two friends who had separate experiences of visiting the Grand Canyon.
Whatever is happening in the dream has some kinda meaning
in your life right now.
At the same time, this commitment and enlargement create emptiness--they remove meaning
Refined Tastes: Sugar, Confectionery, and Consumers in Nineteenth-Century America is an examination of how the meaning
of sugar and confections changed over the course of the nineteenth century.
The questions of what is the meaning
and sense of "information" and "communication" in modern political philosophy and what are the roles of technologies of such are discussed in regard to two notions of power and community: constitutional and constituent.
According to McKibben, science and technology have long been destroying human meaning
John Cleese is puzzled - but not necessarily about ``The Meaning
of Life,'' the Monty Python film that is coming out today on a 20th anniversary special-edition DVD loaded with fun extras.
As he says in his Introduction, "We can find meaning
in the present, not instead of a reconstruction of the past, but by means of a reconstruction of the past.