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a principle taught or advanced for belief, as by a religious or philosophical group

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The doctrine of the immortality of the soul is also carried further, being made the foundation not only of a theory of knowledge, but of a doctrine of rewards and punishments.
The main character of the Dialogue is Socrates; but to the 'general definitions' of Socrates is added the Platonic doctrine of reminiscence.
He is of the same class as Callicles in the Gorgias, but of a different variety; the immoral and sophistical doctrines of Callicles are not attributed to him.
This is that ancient doctrine of Nemesis, who keeps watch in the universe and lets no offence go unchastised.
The absolute balance of Give and Take, the doctrine that every thing has its price,--and if that price is not paid, not that thing but something else is obtained, and that it is impossible to get any thing without its price,--is not less sublime in the columns of a leger than in the budgets of states, in the laws of light and darkness, in all the action and reaction of nature.
But the doctrine of compensation is not the doctrine of indifferency.
He had become, however, a much venerated as well as a picturesque figure; and he exerted a powerful and constructive influence, not only directly, but indirectly through the preaching of his doctrines, in the main or in part, by the younger essayists and the chief Victorian poets and novelists, and in America by Emerson, with whom he maintained an almost lifelong friendship and correspondence.
Theoretically, this doctrine is unquestionable; but it has practical drawbacks.
This case suggests the doctrine can be expanded to include protection of
4) The Roxworthy case also serves as both a cautionary tale and a roadmap for taxpayers who would rely on the work-product doctrine to protect tax advice from discovery.
Te in a tweet clarified that under the Constitution, it is only when the high court is in full session that it could abandon a doctrine.
In 2016, the Indian chief of army staff let the cat out of the bag by accrediting CSD a politically unauthorised doctrine of a limited war under the umbrella of nuclear weapons.
During the implementation of future force capabilities, doctrine often flows from concepts.
As a result, the joint doctrine development process is being redesigned.