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It appears that their great sin, as their critics have suggested, is arguing that the interests of the two countries should be carefully distinguished from each other as a clarificatory precursor to the pursuit of realistic hope, rather than unrelieved fear, for the Middle East.
Rebecca Bryant argues that education during the British period in Cyprus was seen by Turkish Cypriots as the transformation of the self and society from the traditional to the modern: "The cultural type to be molded in Turkish schools was the 'enlightened' individual, and the aesthetics of self-fashioning was one of 'enlightenment,'" where enlightenment (aydinlatmak) referred to a kind of clarificatory knowledge suitable for a ruling class.
It is striking that his use of simple imagery (a journey, a tree, a book) is clarificatory rather than condescending.
In this way tradition plays a clarificatory role by awakening us to a less historically biased understanding of the text as well as doctrine.
It was not only his obscurantism, but his syntactical curiosities, eccentric versification and lack of clarificatory Tennysonian mellifluities, that set on edge the teeth of the critics of his day.
In Bonn in July 2001, and in a subsequent clarificatory meeting in Marrakesh the following November, 178 of the world's states reached agreement on the details of a protocol to combat global climate change brought on by anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases.
Los que conocen los trabajos de van Heijenoort Ya mencionados saben que ahi no ofrece definicion alguna del absolutismo logico, sino que presenta, como hacen igualmente los Hintikka, "several clarificatory comments" [algunos comentarios esclarecedores].
What this comes to is best made clear by example, but before I get to that, a couple of clarificatory remarks.
It demonstrates great learning and insight, the structure is informed by a rigorous analytic logic, and the style, if never erring on the side of elegance or vivacity, is spare and clear (indeed, one-tenth of the book consists in clarificatory summaries).
17, 144, 175), he does not attempt to demonstrate how the British intervention and its long-term consequences may have a causal relationship and clarificatory utility vis-a-vis features of the contemporary State, society, and economy which are (he himself claims) "as much a function of the state in specific historical context, and a country's particular subordination within the world-system as of the legacy of culture per se.
13) In the clarificatory essay referred to above, Udoff and Galli, Rosenzweig's "The New Thinking", Rosenzweig noted that, although people had assumed he had written "a Jewish book," in fact it deals as extensively with Christianity as it does with Judaism (pp.
But first two clarificatory comments are called for.