material representation

material representation

n. a convincing statement made to induce someone to enter into a contract to which the person would not have agreed without that assertion. Thus, if the material representation proves not to be true or to be misleading, the contract can be rescinded or cancelled without liability. (See: material, contract)

See: embodiment
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Such scholarships are the material representation of the university s mandate to connect with and engage various sectors of society.
New York City interior design firm AvroKO envisioned the new 2,666-sq ft SoHo flagship store as a material representation of traits associated with Frye's brand--a rugged style, quality materials and, most of all, its handcrafted manufacturing process.
9) This material representation of the Tao is unique to Hanford, however: Taoist temples in China and Taiwan do not display unhewn logs but might have instead an image of Laozi (Lao Tzu), the Jade Emperor, or the Eternal Mother (Wusheng Laomu) enshrined on the altar.
ESTABLISHED by Japanese designer Kuniko Kataoka in 1998, Wabi Sabi is loosely based on the material representation of Zen Buddhism.
that "a trademark is obtained fraudulently under the Lanham Act only if the applicant or registrant knowingly makes a false, material representation with the intent to deceive the [U.
With the intensification of questions about material representation, the increasing polarization of the definite and the infinite, and the ultimate triumph of the transcendent in early romantic thought, the duality of characteristic music, "where the tangibility of a stated subject is balanced by the polysemy of a medium with so few words" (p.
58-82 (selected passages for explication) Balzac's prefaces to The Human Comedy and La Peau de chagrin; his "human zoology" and treatment of men, women, and things in relation to morals and manners, character types, Catholicism, and the monarchy, all constituting a material representation of the "thought" of contemporary society; the novel as "la formule de la vie humaine, abstraction faire des individualites .
It is important though that artists and designers guard against having a material representation of a religious concept become a distraction from the spiritual essence the concept represents.
These units are suitable for material representation {in the form of standard reference materials}.
In Technique and Technology Adrian Armstrong offers an enlightening demonstration of how the material representation of literary works, and of their various subsequent states, critically impacts the creation, production, and reception of meaning.
As the principal defender of constancy, it is fitting that Silvandre recite the Laws of Love to the others; when he finishes his reading -- an act which coincides with the document's material representation before the eyes of the reader of L'Astree -- the inconstant immediately challenges the fidelity of the constant shepherd's reading to the text's contents:
The Buddhists took over this image and used its material representation as a magical protection of a site for a temple by means of wooden pegs and strings to mark the ground-plan.
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