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knowledge" should be understood as a claim about the logic of desire and the logic of knowledge as grounded in the ontology of the substantial form of human beings as intellective agents, and that it is not a claim about any sort of temporal or causal relationship.
The SPLM Juba is still novice in running the state affairs, and is often repulsive and fearful of South Sudan technocrats who could help with the intellective game of technicalities on critical issues.
The only intellective aspect of our lottery task is that choices should be coherent.
The appeal to this common intellective nature--which the Second Meditation sharply distinguishes from imagination and senses and makes solely responsible for conceiving bodies scientifically through thought (Regulae I-III)--guides the self-examination of the 'everyman' Polyander in the Search after Truth, where the method of doubt maieutically results in the common sense admission of the impossibility of indubitable knowledge of the distinction between chimerae and perceived things or bodies, or between mental images originated by an internal mental activity and mental images originated by the sense-perception of external material things.
Academic publications are remarkable for a characteristic absence of "alien" citations- an intellective aspect of "reverse diglossia" (Candler, 2006, p.
This corresponds to Husserl's conception of different forms of reason according to different classes of acts: there are intellective acts (i.
If, in confrontation with the absolute mystery, the Buddhist's approach is more intellective, seeking realization through insight/wisdom/gnosis, the Judeo-Christian approach is more affective, personal and communal, moving the will to compassion and the doing of justice.
The semantic differentiation between the Middle English words werk and craft proves essential here: while werk "could indicate just about any action whatsoever," craft stresses "not only production but making, the purposive creation of a new and exceptionally human product" with "both its intellective, technical component and [its] tangibility" (47) Far from being identified with the Pinner's craft, the soldier's bungling werk would have been laughed at by the medieval audience in a manner unlikely to jeopardize their pardon.
Also, they suggest that intuitive decisions work better for judgmental than for intellective tasks (Dane and Pratt, 2007).
If thinking allows the psyche to create generative, mobile, ongoing meanings and links in a temporally unfolding field of beings, then it's no wonder that a felt exorbitant welter of objects elicits both intellective and affective resistance.
The spiritual journey is further based on a concept of the human that divides our nature into four components: the physical, the intellective, the emotional/sentimental, and the spiritual.