field of inquiry

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A grand and almost untrodden field of inquiry will be opened, on the causes and laws of variation, on correlation of growth, on the effects of use and disuse, on the direct action of external conditions, and so forth.
The more we narrow the question of time, the more we also narrow the field of inquiry.
Nor was the sight of this canal boat, in which we were to spend three or four days, by any means a cheerful one; as it involved some uneasy speculations concerning the disposal of the passengers at night, and opened a wide field of inquiry touching the other domestic arrangements of the establishment, which was sufficiently disconcerting.
Irish people who emigrated are frequently considered by historians as a separate field of inquiry, set apart from Irish history.
In order to present aesthetics as a field of inquiry into bodily mediated meaning-making, scholars of psychology and literature focus on the continuity of aesthetic experience with normal processes of living, of embodied cognition and perception, of embodied meaning generation in the relation of co-determination between perceiving subjects and the environment they interact with.
They focus on the semiotic dimensions of political economy, considered both as a field of inquiry and as an ensemble of social relations.
Chen argues successfully that because of modern nationalism and the emergence of sociology as a field of inquiry, a consensus emerged within elite Chinese circles--whether warlords, Nationalists or Communists, intellectuals, bureaucrats or reporters, or even the Western officials lording over Shanghai--that being a nonworking poor person was a choice born of native moral weakness.
This grant takes our mission a step further and supports the dermatologists in this field of inquiry.
We inhabit a complex field of inquiry, but one that is crucially important to the well-being of most citizens in most countries.
Davidsson, 2009; Shane & Venkataraman, 2000) that may cripple the field of inquiry (Zachary & Mishra, 2010).
The articles featured examine a range of issues from different disciplinary and cultural perspectives, and add to the growing body of knowledge in this field of inquiry.
One which takes into consideration the numerous articles that can exist for a particular field of inquiry and presents them in a manner that involves the use of pertinent categories or themes and provides various insights or comments pertaining to aspects of the area being researched.