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7 : a logical, sensible, or practical thing, act, or way of doing <Saving money for the future makes sense.
As it turns out, life doesn't make sense; sense makes life.
Thompson follows Corbin and conceives of a soundscape as "simultaneously a physical environment and a way of perceiving that environment; it is both a world and a culture constructed to make sense of that world," and is less fond of the notion of a "soundscape" articulated by the musician R.
We have shown above that there are several methods with which to sense the rotational position of a motor without using a sensor.
The common sense problem with the modern regulatory state is that it is based on the premise that "needs" are limitless, and therefore the growth and reach of the state is limitless: No problem or need is regarded as beyond the reach of the law, and an expert bureaucracy to execute the law.
The piece takes us back to the child's perverse sense of the object, but omits the child's sense of personal engagement with it.
Under her direction, Six Senses will continue to pioneer new standards and innovations to deliver meaningful benefit.
By the turn-of-the-century the sense of humor became the signature attribute of a self that was defined as passive, detached, and consumerist, Wickberg argues.
Yet Flesch's sense of Herbert's Protestantism starts in a place that raises interesting questions, the desire characteristic of all reformed traditions to have the Bible generally available, in a language "understanded of the people," and unmediated by traditional interpretive authority.
Rhodes: I think that there is a resurgence of interest in spirituality and that spirituality can be colored by African American and Latin American traditions, but I think that Americans in their quest for peace and sense of self and awareness of the world are really exploding with this sense of all cultures or cross-cultural spiritualities that might in fact speak to them, which I think is exciting and wondrous.
It is against these powerful forces of modernity that The Moral Sense jousts.
One of her main points is that it was by no means confined to London; provincial towns had their own vibrant political cultures, in which "the sense of the people" was vigorously debated.