percipience


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This conference was absolutely extraordinary in creating moments of percipience that could be interwoven into fabric symbolizing both the micro and macro contexts of men's lives.
Readers of Tocqueville, always struck by his percipience and good temper in relation to the belches and expulsions of a raw new nation, understand that a few changes have taken place since the 1830's: some diminution of the national strengths he observed (e.
Moreover, whereas Lamia shows superior percipience and wisdom in her perceptual contests with Hermes, in those with Lycius and Apollonius she is defeated not by percipience but by forms of social power--even though the dynamic continues to be figured by the interrelation of eyes.
But Saruman has lost the ability to put his percipience in any overall moral frame.
The cognitive powers of embodied percipience are not transparent to itself or to thought.
140) This partial percipience could arguably permit a witness to testify to present sense impressions heard over the phone, or captured in a recorded 911 call, where the witness or recording provides some corroboration (or absence of corroboration) for the declarant's statements.
This representation of inability becomes scriptive proof of the mind's percipience and stability--of the mind's unwilled relation to a transcendental order, and thus of the mind's powerful univocity--its potential for mental domination of the other.
With great percipience the BBC had elected to follow Red Rum's preparation for the 1973 Grand National, and every year since the only wonder was that more horses and people did not fall over the TV cables stretching from the broadcasting vans.
Second, the development of higher-order cognition enabled start-ups to recognize complex relationships and the appropriateness of specific organizing processes in different environments; that is, it improved the percipience of their cognitive maps.
Shullenberger's percipience illuminates the seriousness with which his premise requires to be taken.
The notion that a publisher might suppose his readers to be individuals capable of sustained reflection, percipience, and original thought is a refreshing one, let us admit.
Aesthetic percipience part 1: The value of supporting gifted students' appreciation of and affinity for the fine arts.
In Terror and Consent, the author observes with percipience that "it is becoming increasingly apparent that al Qaeda is not only a reaction to globalization, but that it is a manifestation and exploitation of globalization" and that "this looming intersection of an innovative organization and a novel means of terror will require a fundamental rethinking of conventional doctrines in international security and foreign policy.
In any case, so Opus Dei argues, women have an instinctive aptitude for creating a homelike environment; and as Allen remarks with his usual percipience, it's easier for women to talk about such things as being mothers when men, who prefer to talk about sport, aren't present.
1) Swift probably never met Hogarth, and it is a tribute to his percipience that, from his base in Dublin, he was able to identify this coming talent.