branch of knowledge

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A branch of knowledge which belongs to the acquirements of a federal representative, and which has not been mentioned is that of foreign affairs.
But what branch of knowledge is there, my dear Glaucon, which is of the desired nature; since all the useful arts were reckoned mean by us?
The object of knowledge would appear to exist before knowledge itself, for it is usually the case that we acquire knowledge of objects already existing; it would be difficult, if not impossible, to find a branch of knowledge the beginning of the existence of which was contemporaneous with that of its object.
But what I liked best of all was writing Arabic characters, and in this I soon surpassed my masters, and gained a reputation in this branch of knowledge that reached as far as India itself.
If a person asked my advice, before undertaking a long voyage, my answer would depend upon his possessing a decided taste for some branch of knowledge, which could by this means be advanced.
"And yet this extraordinary branch of knowledge has never been sought as an end, and systematically, by modern investigators until I took it up!
He dared even to attend the Scholomance, and there was no branch of knowledge of his time that he did not essay.
But as few people were acquainted with, or attracted to, such a hobby or branch of knowledge, his intellectual life was somewhat solitary.
In fact no branch of knowledge falls out of its scope.
And since each branch of knowledge tends to enhance its hyperspecialisms, Comparini wishes to set forth a method, a via media between 'the local dimension of the literary text' and 'the study of the universal statute of literary works' (p.
Since Abhinavagupta was interested in so many different branches of knowledge, almost any branch of knowledge current in Kashmir can be somehow connected to him.
Addressing the concluding session of national Pashto conference, they said that no branch of knowledge including literature could progress without using modern tools.