# Exponent Sentence Examples

His earliest work dealt mainly with mathematical subjects, and especially with quaternions (q.v.), of which he may be regarded as the leading

**exponent**after their originator, Hamilton.The prime

**exponent**of the spurious religion is Simon Magus.The new Hebrew Piyut found its first important

**exponent**in Kalir, who was not a Spaniard.As an

**exponent**of universal evolution Haeckel is more consistent than Spencer.Carlyle was the

**exponent**of many of the deepest convictions of his time.I am not a great

**exponent**of braided lines so tend to use monofilament for my fishing.For the latter Sir David Lyndsay remains the chief

**exponent**.Religion, like art, is inferior to philosophy as an

**exponent**of the harmony between man and the absolute.The school of disciples founded by Heraclitus flourished for long after his death, the chief

**exponent**of his teaching being Cratylus.Of this tradition the Naboth incident in the time of Ahab furnishes a clear example which brings to light the contrast between the Tyrian Baal-cult, which was scarcely ethical, and of which Jezebel and Ahab were devotees, and the moral requirements of the religion of Yahweh of which Elijah was the prophet and impassioned

**exponent**.AdvertisementHe becomes the interpreter and vindicator of divine justice, the vocal

**exponent**of a nation's conscience.On the other hand the enigmatical motion of the perihelion of Mercury has not yet found any plausible explanation except on the hypothesis that the gravitation of the sun diminishes at a rate slightly greater than that of the inverse square - the most simple modification being to suppose that instead of the

**exponent**of the distance being exactly - 2, it is - 2.000 000 161 2.Its organization, adopted by the common synod, was the product of the new democratic ideal embodied in the Cleisthenic reforms, as interpreted by a just and moderate

**exponent**.Its beginning may be traced as early as the iith century (Pietro Damiani, q.v.), and in the 12th century the most influential

**exponent**of this new piety was Bernard (q.v.) of Clairvaux, who taught men to find God by leading them to Christ.Abraham Gottlob Werner (1750-1817), the famous

**exponent**of the aqueous theory of earth formation, observed in successive geological formations the gradual approach to the forms of existing species.AdvertisementHe was also one of the founders of the Theologische Jahrbilcher, a periodical which acquired great importance as the

**exponent**of the historical method of David Strauss and Christian Baur.Yet from the points of view alike of an absolute pluralism, of a flux, and of a formula of bare identity - and a fortiori with any blending of these principles sufficiently within the bounds of plausibility to find an

**exponent**- all knowledge, because all predication of unity, in difference, must be held to be impossible.The

**exponent**of logic as metaphysic, for whom the rational is the real is necessarily in revolt against all that is characteristically Kantian in the theory of knowledge, against the transcendental method itself and against the doctrine of limits which constitutes the nerve of " criticism."Of epistemological logic in one sense of the phrase Lotze is still to be regarded as a typical

**exponent**.He was elected grand master of the Orange Association of British America, and was long the

**exponent**in the Canadian parliament of the claims of that order.AdvertisementFor the Society, as befitted the great

**exponent**of authority and the keeper of the consciences of many kings, had always been on the side of political autocracy; and therefore it became increasingly unpopular, when once the tide of French intelligence began to set in the direction of revolutionary reform.The social and political decrepitude of Italy, where patriotism was unknown, and only selfishness survived of all the motives that rouse men to action, found its representative and

**exponent**in Guicciardini.He became the

**exponent**, the very embodiment, of an idea.Holding a church theory to which the rulers of the country were for a century strongly opposed, Scotland became the leading

**exponent**of Presbyterianism; and this note has been the dominant one in her religious history even in recent times.This was fgllowed by Through Scylla and Charybdis, in which he developed his favourite view of revelation as experience; Mediaevalism, a vigorous apologia in reply to a Lenten pastoral of Cardinal Mercier, archbishop of Malines, who had attacked him as the chief

**exponent**of Modernism; and Christianity at the Cross Roads, which emphasizes the distinction between his own position and that of the Liberal Protestants, and is of special interest for its treatment of the eschatological problems of the Gospels.AdvertisementThe book was revised by Dr Meyer for publication and furnished by him, at Spinoza's request, with a preface in which it is expressly stated that the author speaks throughout not in his own person but simply as the

**exponent**of Descartes.Schwarz took an important part in the founding and directing of the German Protestantenverein, and became an eminent

**exponent**of liberal theology.Yet Leibnitz and Sir William Hamilton recognize him as the best modern

**exponent**of the physics and metaphysics of Aristotle.Within a few weeks he had become the lampooner of the fallen treasurer, the bosom friend of Oxford and Bolingbroke, and the writer of the Examiner, a journal established as the

**exponent**of Tory views (November 1710).The Norman Conquest of England was contemporaneous with the supreme influence of the greatest

**exponent**of the theory of ecclesiastical supremacy, the archdeacon Hildebrand, who in 1073 mounted the papal throne as Gregory VII.He proved a zealous and capable minister, and such a strong

**exponent**of the claims of the crown that no one could have foreseen the later developments by which he was to become their greatest enemy.He had become such a thorough Englishman in his views and prejudices, that by 1250 he was esteemed the natural

**exponent**of all the wrongs of the realm.In most respects he was a perfect

**exponent**of the ideals and foibles of his age, and when he broke a promise or repudiated a debt he was but displaying the less satisfactory side of the habitual morality of the 14th century the chivalry of which was often deficient in the less showy virtues.But it was assumed because it was impossible to expect that a king who had ruled as Charles had ruled could take up a new position as the

**exponent**of the feelings which were represented in the Commons.By these works he became a recognized

**exponent**of orthodox Hegelianism.Dr Channing was its distinguished

**exponent**.Beginning to practise in 1834, Juarez speedily rose to professional distinction, and in the stormy political life of his time took a prominent part as an

**exponent**of liberal views.He was commonly regarded as a Roman Catholic, but he would appear to have been no more than an extreme

**exponent**of the High Church doctrine of passive obedience.Hobbes is the great

**exponent**of materialistic determinism.Yet it has been a true instinct which has led popular opinion as testified to by current literature to find in Nietzsche the most orthodox

**exponent**of Darwinian ideas in their application to ethics.Burnet made a weighty speech against the bill (1702-1703) directed against the practice of occasional conformity, and was a consistent

**exponent**of Broad Church principles.In the course of that exile the traces of Semitic or Mahommedan influence gradually faded away, and the last of the line of Saracenic thinkers was a truer

**exponent**of the one philosophy which they all professed to teach than the first.But in its later days the Neo-Platonist school came more and more to find in Aristotle the best

**exponent**and interpreter of the philosopher whom they thought divine.The best known

**exponent**of tennis was Henry VIII who, as a young man, was extremely athletic and passionate about sport.Burn was a great

**exponent**of the Scottish baronial style and encased the whole ancient edifice within a baronial mansion.He became the leading

**exponent**of this genre in England.He is a foremost

**exponent**of the calligraphy art form.Stephen Jay Gould has been the best-known

**exponent**of this theory of " punctuated equilibrium " .Dunn was a leading

**exponent**of reform, editing the radical Wesleyan Banner.Simplicity and understatement are powerful tools of the singer/songwriter, and Regan is the supreme

**exponent**.Michael Marriott, winner of the Jerwood Prize for furniture last year, is perhaps the best known

**exponent**.In his generation Eric Gill was the prime

**exponent**of direct carving.The generators

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**exponent**indicates which mechanism of creep is acting.The generators

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**exponent**of the present government mantra education, education, education.The Roman poet Lucretius (De Rerum Natura) was an eloquent

**exponent**of this theory, but throughout the middle ages, indeed until the 17th century, it was eclipsed by the prestige of Aristotle.He next laboured in Perth for a few years, where he was joined by Robert Sandeman (see Glasites), who became his son-in-law, and eventually was recognized as the leader and principal

**exponent**of Glas's views; these he developed in a direction which laid them open to the charge of antinomianism.He was the leading American

**exponent**of idealism (see 14.284) and his works were distinguished for their literary qualities.In point of fact, Schiller's genius lacks that universality which characterizes Goethe's; as a dramatist, a philosopher, an historian, and a lyric poet, he was the

**exponent**of ideas which belong rather to the Europe of the period before the French Revolution than to our time; we look to his high principles of moral conduct, his noble idealism and optimism, rather as the ideal of an age that has passed away than as the expression of the more material ambitions of the modern world.That Douglas undertook this work and that he makes a plea for more accurate scholarship in the translation have been the basis of a prevalent notion that he is a Humanist in spirit and the first

**exponent**of Renaissance doctrine in Scottish literature.In 1570 Presbyterian views found a distinguished

**exponent**in Dr Thomas Cartwright at Cambridge; and the temper of parliament was shown by the act of 1571, for the reform of disorders in the Church, in which, while all mention of doctrine is omitted, the doctrinal articles alone being sanctioned, ordination without a bishop is implicitly recognized.The most able

**exponent**of this subject in Great Britain was John Curtis, whose treatise on Farm Insects, published in 1860, is still the standard British work dealing with the insect foes of corn, roots, grass and stored corn.Anton Laurent Lavoisier, however, must be considered as the first great

**exponent**of this branch of chemistry.As an

**exponent**of Plato he suffered from the fatal error of confounding Plato with the later Platonists.Fleming rightly regards it as not a little curious that for materials differing so much as this cast cobalt and soft annealed iron the hysteretic

**exponent**should in both cases be so near to 1.6.In many respects Wotton was simply an

**exponent**of Aristotle, whose teaching, with various fanciful additions, constituted the real basis of zoological knowledge throughout the middle ages.It was in the middle of the 18th century that the decorative, but relatively feeble, Chinese art of the later Ming period found favor in Japan and a clever

**exponent**in a painter named Ryurikyo It must be regarded as a sad decadence from the old Chinese ideals, which was further hastened, from about 1765, by the popularity of the southern Chinese style.Apart from his redoubtable powers as a controversialist, Philoxenus deserves commemoration as a scholar, an elegant writer, and an

**exponent**of practical Christianity.An

**exponent**of local French sentiment, he won the title of the "Canadian Laureate."By a strange irony this event, the chief event of Lucien's life, was fatal to the cause of democracy of which he had been the most eager

**exponent**.In Groen the doctrines of Guizot and Stahl found an eloquent

**exponent**.He was probably already regarded as the leading

**exponent**of the Roman discipline in England when his speech at the council of Whitby determined the overthrow of the Celtic party (664).This episode, derided at first at Rome as the act of an obscure Augustinian friar intent on scoring a point in a scholastic disputation, was in reality an event of vast significance, for it brought to the front, as the

**exponent**of the national sentiment, one of the mightiest spirits whom Germany has produced.His eyes were opened to the extent of his own power as the

**exponent**of national antipathy to papal jurisdiction and ecclesiastical privilege; and his appetite for power grew.Though living in Paris he was in both these works the ardent

**exponent**of that recoil against everything French which took place throughout Europe.John Tanner (Juan Tenor) is a voluble

**exponent**of Schopenhauer and Nietzsche, who finally falls a victim to the life force in Ann.They showed that a philosophical theory is not an accident or whim, but an

**exponent**of its age determined by its antecedents and environments, and handing on its results to the future.Their school of bronze sculpture, whose first famous

**exponent**was Ageladas (Hagelaidas), the reputed master of Pheidias, reached its climax towards the end of the 5th century in the atelier of Polyclitus and his pupils.He ascertained the distribution of electricity among several spheres (whether equal or unequal) placed in contact in a straight line; and he measured the distribution of 2 In 1878 Clerk Maxwell repeated Cavendish's experiments with improved apparatus and the employment of a Kelvin quadrant electrometer as a means of detecting the absence of charge on the inner conductor after it had been connected to the outer case, and was thus able to show that if the law of electric attraction varies inversely as the nth power of the distance, then the

**exponent**n must have a value of 2 t Isua.Although his motive was, in great measure, a feeling of personal dislike towards Ellesmere, yet it is not improbable that he was influenced by the desire to restrict in every possible way the jurisdiction of a court which was the direct

**exponent**of the king's wishes.This conflict of tendencies continued, and Bebel came to be regarded as the chief

**exponent**of the traditional views of the orthodox Marxist party.Padre Ferreira de Almeida's translation of the Bible has considerable linguistic importance, and philological studies had an able

**exponent**in Amaro de Roboredo.He was the mere

**exponent**of the purposes of his mother, until her son Alberic succeeded in 933 in overthrowing their authority.Myers claimed her as anima naturaliter Christiana and the inspired

**exponent**of the religion of the future.He uses "radicatum" for power (for root, power,

**exponent**, his words are radix, radicatum, index).He may, in fact, be regarded as the final

**exponent**of that empirical school of philosophy which owed its impulse to John Locke, and is generally spoken of as being typically English.Peg Woffington played Lady Randolph, a part which found a later

**exponent**in Mrs Siddons.Lessing was the

**exponent**of German classicism; Herder, on the contrary, was a pioneer of the romantic movement.The principal theological writings of Basil are his De Spiritu Sancto, a lucid and edifying appeal to Scripture and early Christian tradition, and his three books against Eunomius, the chief

**exponent**of Anomoian Arianism.Of these it is enough to name John Cotton, able both as a divine and as a statesman, potent in England by his expositions and apologies of the " New England way," potent in America for his organizing and administrative power; Thomas Hooker, famed as an

**exponent**and apologist of the " New England way "; John Eliot, famous as the " apostle of the Indians," first of Protestant missionaries to the heathen; Richard Mather, whose influence and work were carried on by his distinguished son, and his still more distinguished grandson, Cotton Mather.The liberal school of thought of which Mohler was a prominent

**exponent**was discouraged in official circles, while Protestants, on the other hand, complain that the author failed to grasp thoroughly the significance of the Reformation as a great movement in the spiritual history of mankind, while needlessly dwelling on the doctrinal shortcomings, inconsistencies and contradictions of its leaders.About the middle of the same century grammar had a far abler

**exponent**at Rome in the person of Aelius Donatus, the preceptor of St Jerome, as well as the author of a text-book that remained in use throughout the middle ages.The first

**exponent**of the theory of sudden appearance of new parts and new types, to our knowledge, was Geoffroy St Hilaire, who suggested saltatory evolution through the direct action of the environment on development, as explaining the abrupt transitions in the Mesozoic Crocodilia and the origin of the birds from the reptiles.He is the typical

**exponent**in Syriac of unbending Catholic orthodoxy.Newton gave no proof, and it was in the Ars Conjectandi (1713) that James Bernoulli's proof for positive integral values of the

**exponent**was first published, although Bernoulli must have discovered it many years previously.The first three represent the spirit of their age by exhibiting the power of the Stoic philosophy as a moral, political and religious force; the last is the most cynical

**exponent**of the depravity of the time.A lifelong

**exponent**of the mediating theology (Vermittelungs-Theologie), in 1828, with the help of Umbreit (1795-1860), he founded and edited the Theologische Studien and Kritiken in its interests.At first inclined to conservatism, he afterwards became an

**exponent**of the mediating theology (Vermittelungs-theologie), and ultimately a liberal theologian and advanced critic. Associating himself with the "German Protestant Union" (Deutsche Protestanten-verein), he defended the community's claim to autonomy, the cause of universal suffrage in the church and the rights of the laity.Thales of earth Miletus is claimed as the first

**exponent**of the idea of a Flat Homer.Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he took a first-class both in the mathematical tripos and in the 2nd part of the moral sciences tripos, he remained at Cambridge as a lecturer, and became well known as a student of mathematical philosophy and a leading

**exponent**of the views of the newer school of Realists.Pentelemon, its chief

**exponent**being Antony Bulatovich, an ex-officer of the Hussars of the Guard, who had become a monk at St.But it chanced to find as its

**exponent**a poet whose genius established a model for his successors, and definitely fixed the type of later heroic poems. The other early chansons to which reference is made in Roland - Aspremont, Enfances Ogier, Guiteclin, Balan, relating to Charlemagne's wars in Italy and Saxony - are not preserved in their original form, and only the first in an early recension.But it is as a literary man pure and simple - that is to say, as an

**exponent**rather than as an originator of ideas - that Rousseau is most noteworthy, and that he has exercised most influence.In 1907 he was principal German delegate in the Hague Conference, and was the

**exponent**of Germany's resolute and successful opposition to any practical discussion of the question of restriction of armaments.Charles Sumner, the most eminent

**exponent**of the new party, was the state's senator in Congress (1851-1874).The chief

**exponent**of this temper was the Pesti Hirlap, Hungary's first political newspaper, founded in 1841 by Kossuth, whose articles, advocating armed reprisals if necessary, inflamed the extremists but alienated Szechenyi, who openly attacked Kossuth's opinions.Like Andreas Carlstadt, he was at first a leading

**exponent**of the older type of scholastic theology, but under the influence of Luther abandoned his Aristotelian positions for a theology based on the Augustinian doctrine of grace.Their sacred book is called Al-Yalvah, and its chief

**exponent**was Shaikh Adi (c. 1200).Matters were soon ripe for foreign intervention, and the notorious Cyril of Alexandria, in whom the antagonism between the Alexandrian and Antiochene schools of theology,' as well as the jealousy between the patriarchate of St Mark and that of Constantinople, found a determined and unscrupulous

**exponent**, did not fail to make use of the opportunity.The hysteretic

**exponent**is therefore much higher than in the case of iron, nickel and cobalt, for which its value is approximately I.6.It was desired to secure an

**exponent**of Kantianism, and none seemed so highly qualified as the author of the Critique of Revelation.He was the last of the classical pulpit orators of the English Church, the last great popular

**exponent**of the traditional Anglican orthodoxy.This was due to the renewed enthusiasm for, and appreciation of, St Paul with which Erasmus sympathized, and which found an able

**exponent**in England in John Colet and in France in Lefevre of Etaples (Faber Stapulensis).