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On the other hand, the resemblance in mongrels and in hybrids to their respective parents, more especially in hybrids produced from nearly related species, follows according to Gartner the same laws.
Nor is it surprising that the facility of effecting a first cross, the fertility of the hybrids produced, and the capacity of being grafted together--though this latter capacity evidently depends on widely different circumstances--should all run, to a certain extent, parallel with the systematic affinity of the forms which are subjected to experiment; for systematic affinity attempts to express all kinds of resemblance between all species.
In all other respects, excluding fertility, there is a close general resemblance between hybrids and mongrels.
Imagine, now, the other section, of which this is only the resemblance, to include the animals which we see, and everything that grows or is made.
A particular picture or copy of verses, if it do not awaken the same train of images, will yet superinduce the same sentiment as some wild mountain walk, although the resemblance is nowise obvious to the senses, but is occult and out of the reach of the understanding.
These chapters address the origins and development of some central concepts of Wittgenstein's later philosophy, such as that of language- games (chapter four), family resemblances (chapter five), grammar (chapter six), rules, and private language (chapter seven).
It uses 44 points on the face to match resemblances and is not a subjective estimation of the resemblance.
It then develops an alternative resemblance account, drawing on Grice's account of nonnatural meaning and its role in determining sentence meaning to argue that something depicts an object if it bears intention-based resemblances to the object that jointly capture its overall appearance.
An enthusiastically recommended and wonderfully entertaining read, "Captain Gravity And The Power Of The Vril" most closely resemblances one of those thrilling Saturday matinee movie serials of yesteryear with its cliff-hanging scenarios of seemingly inescapable dangers, clever plot twists, heroism and villainy
They brought home some things, not only about Manet and Velazquez--this was the show that was really about that pairing, not the one at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2003--but also about questions of "influence" and dialogue and the very boundary between the resemblances and differences, the comparisons and contrasts, with which we work, both in the day-to-day practice of art history and in the general rule of thought.
This book is about resemblances and differences, modeling, imitating, shadows, and doubles.
However, Kenneth Carpenter of the Denver Museum of Natural History, who is also studying the new dinosaurs, contends that the resemblances appear to be superficial.