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Synonyms for learnedness

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elevated moderation and learnedness to virtues of self- disciplined community service.
In my own case, neither the literature of the discipline of philosophy nor the formal classes and seminars were of immediate help even when I continued my studies at the graduate level (1967-1970 at Boston College) on the way to a PhD as certification of the learnedness acquired that qualified me to pursue a career as a college or university teacher.
Charles Truman's beautifully photographed catalogue makes them visible in all their detail; his lucid text is a model of how art history can be pleasurable without compromising on learnedness. See Apollo, September.
The text also suggests Luther's excitement about the Jewish tradition and learnedness in it--and it is true that Luther was among the frontrunners of Christians promoting deeper learning of Jewish texts and Hebrew language.
(361-62) We find in these examples, then, the power of language as it relates to learnedness, community, masquerade, and identity.
Now let me be spared all your learnedness, I just need some meat man!
But there is also a steely learnedness to the argument.
(10) The three versions of the above discourse present the role of the four assemblies as what illuminates the community in closely similar ways; in fact they even agree in highlighting virtue in the case of a bhikkhu in contrast to learnedness in the case of a bhikkhuni.
At one point, betraying his formidable learnedness, Woody referred to the "propensity of the medium." They talked about Bob and Ray, and about Fred Allenno relation: Allen was not his original last name (it was Sullivan).
For Whitmarsh, class cannot be separated from learnedness and education and through this lens he reflects on how the novels engage with notions of literary elitism among their readers and both construct and manipulate what it means to be 'pepaideumenos' or 'doctus.' He writes: "the reader's social class (defined in literary rather than economic terms) is not an absolute position that he or she possesses before unfurling the papyrus, but a shimmering mirage generated in the act of reading itself [p.
While it is exciting to encounter a wide-ranging intellect, sometimes the novel's learnedness is like a clumsy book report.
But whereas Tennyson's experiment in hendecasyllabic meter justifies itself through satire, Robinson proves in this poem the possibility of adopting an alien rhythm without obvious allusiveness or self-referential learnedness. The classical meter is not merely a referent, but an embodiment of the poet's "agonized vibrations." It becomes that embodiment only by virtue of those intrinsic, linguistic differences between her meter and traditional iambics which Robinson learned from her classical studies and her work as a translator.
Through a study of the prescriptive texts of the pastoral care movement, Manchester demonstrates that popovichi fashioned themselves according to the values they preached, such as industriousness, "worldly" asceticism, learnedness, and disdain for material acquisition or consumption (20, 212).
there are too few uses for words like humor, pleasure, and charm: courage, dignity, and graciousness; learnedness, fairmindedness, open-handedness; loyalty, respect, and good faith" (Adam 106).