philosophical analysis


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Recent Examples on the Web Given that most physical and philosophical analyses of time fail to uncover any sign of a temporal flow, we are left with something of a mystery. Paul Davies, Scientific American, 24 Oct. 2014 During a discussion of existentialism and determinism that Rob was ingeniously weaving into the story through one of the hitmen, Raymond, who also taught a course in philosophy, brought new insights into the philosophical analysis. Kareem Abdul-jabbar, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 Aug. 2019 In return for applying philosophical analysis to corporate concerns, the company plans to charge roughly $50,000 for a 10-12 week project, $90,000 for a 12-16 week project, and $120,000 for a 16-20 week project, though prices will vary. Olivia Goldhill, Quartz, 18 July 2019

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1936, in the meaning defined above

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