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Which we have hotly argued in the Gardens to the detriment of our dignity.
Metaphysicians have argued endlessly as to the interaction of mind and matter.
In his first address before the Massachusetts Board of Health, Henry Bowditch, from one of Boston's leading families, argued that the Board of Health should be "a special function of state authority which until the days of scientific investigation has been left almost unperformed.
Within each one of us snarls a savage, selfish beast, argued English political philosopher Thomas Hobbes in his 1651 treatise "Leviathan.
Women" figure in the title and the essays, among other reasons, because of the famous essays of Christiane Klapisch-Zuber, who has argued for the radical subordination of Florentine females, disinherited by their dowries but never detached from the lineage of their birth.
So when Alvarez and other researchers found high iridium levels at the K-T boundary, they argued that they had discovered a piece of evidence that could only point to an extraterrestrial cause of the extinctions.
2 : to give reasons for or against something <The Senator argued in favor of lower taxes.
He kept Truman out of the steel mills, argued that the Bill of Rights should protect individual freedoms against state government action in areas where it had only applied to the federal government, and later in his career tried to restrain certain overreaching excesses of the Warren Court.
The taxpayer first argued that the damages she received should be excluded under section 104 because she suffered from physical manifestations of her emotional injury.
The employer argued that the claims were for bodily injury and thus covered, while the insurer argued that the claims were subject to the employment exclusion.