Definition
A definition is a statement of the meaning of a term (a word, phrase, or other set of symbols). The term to be defined is the definiendum. The term may have many different senses and multiple meanings...
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Intension
In linguistics, logic, philosophy, and other fields, an intension is any property or quality connoted by a word, phrase, or another symbol. In the case of a word, the word's definition often implies ...
Extension (semantics)
In any of several studies that treat the use of signs — for example, in linguistics, logic, mathematics, semantics, and semiotics — the extension of a concept, idea, or sign consists of the things to ...
Genus-differentia definition
The hierarchy of biological classification's eight major taxonomic ranks. Intermediate minor rankings are not shown.A genus–differentia definition is a type of intensional definition, and it is com...
Essence
In philosophy, essence is the attribute or set of attributes that make an entity or substance what it fundamentally is, and which it has by necessity, and without which it loses its identity. Essence ...
Definition of planet
The definition of planet, since the word was coined by the ancient Greeks, has included within its scope a wide range of celestial bodies. Greek astronomers employed the term asteres planetai (ἀστέρες...
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Domestic terrorism in the United States
Domestic terrorism in the United States between 1980 and 2000 consisted of incidents confirmed as or suspected to be terrorist acts. These attacks are considered domestic because they were carried out...
Definitions of Palestinian
This article describes several definitions of Palestinian.
A Palestinian can mean a person who is born in the geographical area known prior to 1948 as Palestine, or a former citizen of the Mandato...
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Operational definition
An operational definition is a result of the process of operationalization and is used to define something (e.g. a variable, term, or object) in terms of a process (or set of validation tests) needed ...
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Definition of man
Definition of Man, sometimes now referred to as Definition of Human, originated from a summary essay of Kenneth Burke (1897–1993) which he included in his 1966 work, Language as Symbolic Action. Burk...
Nietzsche and free will
The 19th-century philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche is known as a critic of Judeo-Christian morality and religions in general. One of the arguments he raised against the truthfulness of these doctrines i...
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Theoretical definition
A theoretical (or conceptual) definition is an abstract concept that defines a term in an academic discipline. Without a falsifiable operational definition, conceptual definitions assume both knowledg...
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Indeterminacy (philosophy)
Indeterminacy, in philosophy, can refer both to common scientific and mathematical concepts of uncertainty and their implications and to another kind of indeterminacy deriving from the nature of defin...
Concept image and concept definition
In mathematics education, concept image and concept definition are two ways of understanding a mathematical concept.The terms were introduced by Tall & Vinner (1981). They define a concept image a...
Definitions of science fiction
There have been many attempts at defining science fiction. This is a list of definitions that have been offered by authors, editors, critics and fans over the years since science fiction became a gen...
Definitionism
Definitionism (also called the classical theory of concepts) is the school of thought in which it is believed that a proper explanation of a theory consists of all the concepts used by that theory bei...
Paradox of analysis
The Paradox of analysis is a paradox that concerns how an analysis can be both correct and informative. Although the problem takes its origin from the conflict in Plato's Meno, the term "Paradox of A...
Judea
35°18′23″E / 31.69889°N 35.30639°E / 31.69889; 35.30639Judea or Judæa (/dʒuːˈdiː.ə/; from Hebrew: יהודה‎, Yəhuda Yəhûḏāh, Greek: Ἰουδαία, Ioudaía; Latin: IVDÆA...
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Field Card
A field card is a card that displays various pieces of data depicting field conditions of interest to real-estate agents. The card is often modularized and shows abridged data for use in the field. T...
Definitions of fascism
What constitutes a definition of fascism and fascist governments is a highly disputed subject that has proved complicated and contentious. Historians, political scientists, and other scholars have eng...
Exemplification
Exemplification, in the philosophy of language, is a mode of symbolization characterized by the relation between a sample and what it refers to.
Unlike ostension, which is the act of showing or po...
Precising definition
A precising definition is a definition that extends the lexical definition of a term for a specific purpose by including additional criteria that narrow down the set of things meeting the definition.F...
Geocentric model
In astronomy, the Geocentric Model (also known as geocentrism, or the Ptolemaic system) is a description of the cosmos where Earth is at the orbital center of all celestial bodies. This model served a...
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Meaning (existential)
In existentialism, meaning is understood as the worth of life. Meaning in existentialism is descriptive; therefore it is unlike typical, prescriptive conceptions of "the meaning of life". Due to the m...
Diaeresis (philosophy)
Diairesis (Greek: διαίρεσις diairesis, "division") is used as a technical term in Platonic and Stoic philosophy.
Diairesis is Plato's later method of definition based on division which is develop...
Circular definition
A circular definition is one that uses the term(s) being defined as a part of the definition or assumes a prior understanding of the term being defined. Either the audience must already know the meani...
Implication
Implication may refer to:
Musical language
Musical languages are languages based on musical sounds, either instead of or in addition to articulation. They can be categorized as constructed languages, and as whistled languages. Whistled langu...
Definitions of whiteness in the United States
The cultural boundaries separating White Americans from other racial or ethnic categories are contested and always changing.David R. Roediger argues that the construction of the white race in the Unit...
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