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Let us examine the points in which it varies from pure democracy, and we shall comprehend both the nature of the cure and the efficacy which it must derive from the Union.
with what spiritual efficacy has not been determined.
In the fourth case, the word acquires, through association, some of the same causal efficacy as the object.
There is, however, another way of approaching the meaning of images, namely through their causal efficacy.
In order to define the "meaning" of an image, we have to take account both of its resemblance to one or more prototypes, and of its causal efficacy.
The officiating undertakers made some protest against these changes in the ceremonies; but, the river being alarmingly near, and several voices remarking on the efficacy of cold immersion in bringing refractory members of the profession to reason, the protest was faint and brief.
The devoutest person could have rendered no greater homage to the efficacy of an honest prayer than he did in this distrust of his wife.
Recommendations were made to build higher level efficacy beliefs of teachers during in-service training programs and promotion link training programs.
The efficacy of casual videogame play in reducing clinical depression: A randomized controlled study.
While research linking teacher self- efficacy and career commitment is important, it is only the first step.
The Self-Management Efficacy Questionnaire for Hemodialysis Patients.
For example, a person may have low efficacy in language learning, but may have high self-efficacy in mathematics.