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The speed at which we're burning our way through the world's fossil energy resources is outlined in a chapter that's matter-of-factly headed 'The oil will be used up within forty years', and the environmental damage that's the inevitable by-product of energy conversion is carefully adumbrated, along with the stark reminder that 'the best energy source is the one that is not used'.
Had the request been for a dissolution, then there are some guidelines adumbrated in the UK by Sir Alan Lascelles (not, though, that they would have bound the governor-general).
The conclusion towards which they are working is adumbrated at the outset: that while both texts have a utopian dimension, in the later piece the characters that embody utopian ideas remain isolated; the possibility that they might band together to effect change no longer seems conceivable.
The latter, adumbrated by Rudolf Agricola and Philip Melanchthon, maps reified data in printed books, infecting the mindset of both Protestant reformers (16) and post-Tridentine Catholic apologists (71).
He traces how the religious system adumbrated in one set of canonical documents changed in character as it emerged in a different, later set of documents in the same canon.
All are obsessed with the compelling object, despite the dead end limitations already adumbrated.
Taking Italo Calvino at his word when he adumbrated, in Six Memos for the New Millennium, six "virtues" that literature should embrace, Chassay invokes those virtues ("lightness," "quickness," "exactitude," "visibility," "multiplicity," and "consistency") in order and deploys them in a variety of interesting ways.
For this reason, Bolufer suggests, the study of Enlightenment ideas concerning women is also an exercise in revisionist historiography, to the extent that such an examination can permit a more adumbrated conceptualization of period notions such as a public-private dichotomy, "reform," or the very luces that we permit to condition our categorization of the eighteenth century (399-400).
Steps in that direction were skillfully adumbrated by Sir Richard Livingstone when he laid out a vi ew of education resting on the kind of conception of human nature we must return to if the house of education is to be restored.
Unfortunately the conundrum adumbrated by Wawro--that western states triumphed because of a more "rational" approach than non-western states--is not solved.
Pain was for them not merely an individual's torment but society's agony as well; in Silverman's words, "a social experience that provokes negative affect in all those involved as witness to pain (150)." Thus, the public debate on pain/torture central to the enlightened enterprise was adumbrated by surgeons who "socialized" and endowed it with essentially negative messages.