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  • The game was won on the premise that the home team had been out of bounds.

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  • He accepted the employment on the premise that he would receive an annual bonus of 25%

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  • If you agree with the premise, then you will see why he is being held for fraud.

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  • The letter was capitalized on the premise that it was a proper noun.

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  • While the on premise death of Edith Shipton remained on their minds, it was sinking to a lower level of importance.

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  • The conclusion then is really used to establish the major premise, and if we still will infer it therefrom we fall into the circular proof.'

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  • But one premise can only reproduce itself in another form, e.g.

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  • It is a simple premise and yet, at the same time, an article of faith—a faith that the future would be better than the past.

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  • The judge granted the divorce on the premise that the husband had committed adultry.

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  • The middle term must be distributed in one premise at least, i.e.

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  • As the second premise is supposed to be convertible, he reduced the inductive to a deductive syllogism as follows: Every S is P. Every S is P.

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  • Roman bricks appear in its fabric, and premise a Roman station in the vicinity.

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  • Another important conception connected with the preceding is the infinity of philosophy, which arises out of history and is as it were a reflection from history, varying at every moment and always solving a problem by placing alongside its solution the premise of a new history and therefore of a new problem and a new philosophy.

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  • Mill thereupon supposed a still more general premise, an assumption of the uniformity of nature.

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  • For in the latter case we possess, according to Hume, no standard of equivalence other than that supplied by immediate observation, and consequently transition from one premise to another by way of reasoning must be, in geometrical matters, a purely verbal process.

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  • Even so, however, it starts from a particular premise which only contains many instances, and leaves room to doubt the universality of its conclusions.

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  • If either premise is negative, the conclusion is negative.

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  • Some suppose that we may infer from one premise by a so-called " immediate inference."

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  • In indicating specifically, too, the case of conclusion from a copulative major premise with a disjunctive minor, Herbart seems to have suggested the cue for Sigwart's exposition of Bacon's method of exclusions.

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  • Induction and deduction differ still more, and are in fact opposed, as one makes a particular premise the evidence of a universal conclusion, the other makes a universal premise evidence of a particular conclusion.

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  • Each inference contains three terms. In syllogistic inference the subject of the conclusion is the minor term, and its predicate the major term, while between these two extremes the term common to the two premises is the middle term, and the premise containing the middle and major terms is the major premise, the premise containing the middle and minor terms the minor premise.

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  • But deduction, starting from a premise about all the members of a class, compels a conclusion about every and each of necessity.

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  • Not that these inferences require us to believe, or assume, or premise or formulate this principle either in general, or in its applied forms: the premises are all that any inference needs the mind to assume.

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  • Like induction, it starts from a particular premise, containing one or more examples or instances; but, as it is easier to infer a particular than a universal conclusion, it supplies particular conclusions which in their turn become further particular premises of induction.

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  • On the one hand, having reduced categorical judgments to an existential form, Brentano proposes to reform the syllogism, with the results that it must contain four terms, of which two are opposed and two appear twice; that, when it is negative, both premises are negative; and that, when it is affirmative, one premise, at least, is negative.

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  • The fact is that the uniformity of nature stands to induction as the axioms of syllogism do to syllogism; they are not premises, but conditions of inference, which ordinary men use spontaneously, as was pointed out in Physical Realism, and afterwards in Venn's Empirical Logic. The axiom of contradiction is not a major premise of a judgment: the dictum de omni et nullo is not a major premise of a syllogism: the principle of uniformity is not a major premise of an induction.

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  • (t) in conversion, when we must think that all men are some animals, in order to judge that some animals are men; (2) in syllogisms of the 3rd figure, when the predicate of the minor premise must be particularly quantified in thought in order to become the particularly quantified subject of the conclusion; (3) in identical propositions including definitions, where we must think both that i -{- i are 2 and 2 are z -}- r.

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  • In point of fact, he analysed it into premises, but then analysed a premise into terms, which he divided into subject and predicate, with the addition of the copula " is " or " is not."

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  • In rising, however, from particular to universal inference, induction, as we have seen, adds to its particular premise, S is P, a universal premise, every M is similar to S, in order to infer the universal conclusion, every M is P. This universal premise requires a universal conception of a class or whole number of similar particulars, as a condition.

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  • The general idea of all men or the combination that the idea of all men is similar to the idea of particular men would not be enough; the universal premise that all men in fact are similar to those who have died is required to induce the universal conclusion that all men in fact die.

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  • As we see from Lotze's own defence, the conclusion cannot be drawn without another premise or premises to the effect that " S, Q, R, are /, and is the one real subject of M."

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  • Let us premise, however, that the portions mentioned in the 9th edition of the Ency.

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  • It may be well to premise that in the view of the writer of the Homilies, " All things are double one against another."

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  • Analogical and inductive inference alike begin with a particular premise containing one or more instances; but the former adds a particular premise to draw a particular conclusion, the latter requires a universal premise to draw a universal conclusion.

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  • With regard to inference, he remarked that a universal judgment means by " all," not every individual we know, but every individual absolutely, so that, when it becomes a major premise, we know therein every individual universally, not individually, and often do not know a given individual individually until we add a minor premise in a syllogism.

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  • Bradley seems to suppose that the major premise of a syllogism must be explicit, or else is nothing at all.

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  • 3 The doctrine, then, that the universal premise contains the conclusion not otherwise than potentially is with Aristotle cardinal.

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  • Aristotle, indeed, was as well aware as German logicians of the force of convertible premises; but he was also aware that they require no special syllogisms, and made it a point that; in a syllogism from a definition, the definition is the middle, and the definitum the major in a convertible major premise of Barbara in the first figure, e.g.: The interposition of an opaque body is (essentially) deprivation of light.

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  • In the same way, to infer a machine from hearing the regular tick of a clock, to infer a player from finding a pack of cards arranged in suits, to infer a human origin of stone implements, and all such inferences from patent effects to latent causes, though they appear to Jevons to be typical inductions, are really deductions which, besides the minor premise stating the particular effects, require a major premise discovered by a previous induction and stating the general kind of effects of a general kind of cause.

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  • The truth is that, though the premises contain the conclusion, neither premise alone contains it, and a man who knows both but does not combine them does not draw the conclusion; it is the synthesis of the two premises which at once contains the conclusion and advances our knowledge; and as syllogism consists, not indeed in the discovery, but essentially in the synthesis of two premises, it is an inference and an advance on each premise and on both taken separately.

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  • without the necessity of a general premise, must be possible, and the possibility finds warranty in a consideration of the psychological order of the terms in syllogism.

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  • In the Analytics he took the final step of originating the logical analysis of the proposition as premise into subject and predicate as terms mediated by the copula, and analysed the syllogism into these elements.

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  • Reduction he defines as " the framing of possible premises for given propositions, or the construction of a syllogism when the conclusion and one premise is given."

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  • Whately, on the other hand, proposed an inductive syllogism with the major suppressed, that is, instead of the minor premise above, he supposed a major premise, " Whatever belongs to A, B, C magnets belongs to all."

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  • A deduction is often like an induction, in inferring from particulars; the difference is that deduction combines a law in the major with the particulars in the minor premise, and infers syllogistically that the particulars of the minor have the predicate of the major premise, whereas induction uses the particulars simply as instances to generalize a law.

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  • The "infinity" of the premise is an infinity of subdivisions of a distance which is finite; the "infinity" of the conclusion is an infinity of distance.

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  • This is like Aristotle's inductive syllogism in the arrangement of terms; but, while on the one hand Aristotle did not, like Wundt, confuse it with the third figure, on the other hand Wundt does not, like Aristotle, suppose it to be practicable to get inductive data so wide as the convertible premise, " All S is M, and all M is S," which would at once establish the conclusion, " All M is P."

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  • It is, in fact, a common point of Jevons, Sigwart and Wundt that the universal is not really a conclusion inferred from given particulars, but a hypothetical major premise from which given particulars are inferred, and that this major contains presuppositions of causation not contained in the particulars.

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  • Really, we first experience that particular causes have particular effects; then induce that causes similar to those have effects similar to these; finally, deduce that when a particular cause of the kind occurs it has a particular effect of the kind by synthetic deduction, and that when a particular effect of the kind occurs it has a particular cause of the kind by analytic deduction with a convertible premise, as when Newton from planetary motions, like terrestrial motions, analytically deduced a centripetal force to the sun like centripetal forces to the earth.

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  • A premise that has the utmost universality consistent with this view can clearly be of no service for the establishment of a proposition that has gone to the making of it.

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  • of animals including all individual animals; and accordingly that the particular analogy of one individual to another has given rise to the general analogy of every to each individual in a class, or whole number of individuals, contained in the second premise of induction.

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  • Hence induction cannot be reduced to Aristotle's inductive syllogism, because experience cannot give the convertible premise, " Every S is M, and every M is S "; that "All A, B, C are magnets " is, but that " All magnets are A, B, C " is not, a fact of experience.

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  • But whether Kant be right or wrong, Wundt and his school are decidedly wrong in supposing " supplementary notions which are not contained in experience itself, but are gained by a process of logical treatment of this experience "; as if our behalf in causality could be neither a posteriori nor a priori, but beyond experience wake up in a hypothetical major premise of induction.

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  • When A, B and C are objects of sense, their relative positions are matters, not of inference, but of observation; when they are not, there is an inference, but a syllogistic inference with a major premise, induced from previous observations, " whenever of three things the first is to the right of the second, and the second to the right of the third, the first is to the right of the third."

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  • S is partially identical with P. In the first the fallacy is the indifferent contingency of the conclusion caused by the non-sequitur from a negative premise to an affirmative conclusion; while the second is either a mere repetition of the premises if the conclusion means " S is like P in being M," or, if it means " S is P," a non-sequitur on account of the undistributed middle.

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  • All M is P. Proceeding from one order to the other, by converting one of the premises, and substituting the conclusion as premise for the other premise, so as to deduce the latter as conclusion, is what he calls circular inference; and he remarked that the process is fallacious unless it contains propositions which are convertible, as in mathematical equations.

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  • The major premise of syllogism, says the Pyrrhonist, is established inductively from the particular ' 'Errt4 opcc. = " in " as in i raywyi 7, inductio, and - 40pa = - ferentia, as in 8eoopa, differentia.

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  • The kind of reasoning which his view of virtuous conduct requires is one in which the ultimate major premise states a distinctive characteristic of some virtue, and one or more minor premises show that such characteristic belongs to a certain mode of conduct under given circumstances; since it is essential to good conduct that it should contain its end in itself, and be chosen for its own sake.

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  • The form of the syllogism is therefore: A is B Major premise C is A Minor „ .'.

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  • No term may be distributed in this conclusion which was not distributed in the premise in which it occurs.

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  • If either premise is particular, the conclusion must be particular .3 2 The following mnemonic hexameter verses are generally given (first apparently in Aldrich's Artis logicae rudimenta) to aid in remembering these moods.

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  • This experiment's premise was to prove genetic material is not lost as cells grow and divide.

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  • In applying this principle of similarity, each of the three processes in its own way has to premise both that something is somehow determined and that something is similar, and by combining these premises to conclude that this is similarly determined to that.

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  • As we have seen, Jevons, Sigwart and Wundt all think that induction contains a belief in causation, in a cause, or ground, which is not present in the particular facts of experience, but is contributed by a hypothesis added as a major premise to the particulars in order to explain them by the cause or ground.

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  • In all induction the universal is the conclusion, in none a major premise, and in none the ground of either the being or the knowing of the particulars.

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  • Hence the premise which contains the major premise is called the major premise: that which contains the minor, the minor premise.

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  • But the premise is not that conception; it is a belief that there is a whole number of particulars similar to those already experienced.

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  • But in a hypothetical syllogism of the ordinary mixed type, the first or hypothetical premise is a conditional belief, e.g.

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  • The Eco Tote was based on a simple premise.

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  • You see, the whole premise of wife swap relies on the undisputed assumption that a woman's place is in the home.

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  • The premise of the game is one of rescue and revenge within the seedy Japanese underworld run by the Yakuza.

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  • Here the minor being the infinite term " not-recognized " in the conclusion, must be the same term also in the minor premise.

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  • Thus Whewell mistook Kepler's inference that Mars moves in an ellipse for an induction, though it required the combination of Tycho's and Kepler's observations, as a minor, with the laws of conic sections discovered by the Greeks, as a major, premise.

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  • new truth) or the major premise is improperly used (begs the question) inasmuch as unless we knew that all Frenchmen are mortal we could not state that all men are mortal.

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  • In brief, the solution depends upon the view we take of the major premise, "all men are mortal."

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  • If, however, we take the true view of the major premise, namely, that it is not a mere summary of observed particulars but the enunciation of a necessary connexion between two concepts or universals, then the conclusion assumes a different character.

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  • Resolution of the sorites into its constituent elements gives the rules (a) that no premise except the first may be particular and (/3) that no premise except the last may be negative.

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  • The basic premise of a CSC is to develop partnerships with industrial affiliates and other government agencies to benefit human space flight.

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  • It is important to acknowledge the centrality of the central premise of this book.

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  • If we are to mount an effective critique of CEF it has to be from a strongly different premise.

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  • However anyone who is interested in the premise of foamy custard will want to read the whole book.

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  • founded on the same premise.

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  • hearkening back to a bygone era, I think you can take the premise a little too far.

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  • Of his premise by heinrich hertz contained similar findings of the royal.

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  • natural horsemanship works on the premise that a horse reacts to how people are feeling.

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  • incise approach to content development for website and offline promotions is based on this simple, proven premise.

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  • major premise with prophetic fervor will not demonstrate the truth of the minor premise.

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  • Continually repeating the major premise with prophetic fervor will not demonstrate the truth of the minor premise.

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  • Minor Premise: I did not memorize the 99 names of Allah.

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  • misconceived premise or disagreement between the parties.

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  • The premise of it is his bah mitzvah happened on the 1966 World Cup Final day, so no one came.

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  • E) Jim Stewart has seen a request from BT, to install a 15 meter monopole with a dish onto their premise.

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  • Not only does mainstream research on high altitude physiology support this premise, but we have experienced it ourselves.

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  • In the early 70's I purchased JM's album Bless The Weather solely on the premise of the wonderfully poetic cover art.

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  • productive forces created the material premise for a new culture.

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  • As a premise they don't necessarily look interesting " Typical All American girl gets called on to slay vampires and save world " .

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  • wields what is perhaps his most controversial premise.

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  • The filters in the splitter also isolate the ADSL transceiver from the customer premise copper wiring.

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  • The premise behind using an herbal treatment for pets is that healing starts on the inside, and what you feed your pet on a daily basis may be doing more harm than good.

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  • No matter how general or precise the program, the basic premise is the same.

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  • This is all based on the premise, from nature's standpoint, that healthy skin is a relatively good indicator that a woman is fertile and will bear healthy children.

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  • Online Ouija board games are based on the same premise as the board game with the same name.

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  • Creative Memories is based on a direct selling premise, where consultants provide in-home demonstrations of products.

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  • Bulimia is based on the premise of binge and purge.

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  • Fundraising should start with a premise of the end goal, such as a dollar amount or outcome.

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  • The point is that heating foods destroys enzymes, and therein lies the premise behind the raw food diet.

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  • The standard American diet (SAD), according to this premise, harms health by using up enzymes and supplying poor quality nutrition.

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  • This will help with the wedding preparation and allow you to get dressed on premise.

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  • Though all meetings operate on the premise of open sharing, joining in the discussion is completely voluntary.

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  • While the Zone can initially appear a bit complicated, its basic premise is relatively simple: 40 percent of calories come from complex carbohydrates, 30 percent from protein, and 30 percent from fat.

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  • The premise was a sort of celebrity Real World, where famous people lived together and their life was chronicled on video.

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  • During a dinner with Dreamworks co-founder Steven Spielberg, Seinfeld mentioned the premise and the idea took off from there.

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  • The premise, according to Abdul, was to allow others to see there is more to her than what is shown on Idol.

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  • The premise of the show is the same -- contestants compete in business related tasks to win Trump's favor.

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  • While celebrity sexual orientation is generally not an issue, the premise of Tila Tequila's MTV reality series, based on her being bisexual, was somewhat compromised when news hit that she is really straight.

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  • While the dating premise of reality shows is not a new one, A Shot at Love showed Tila Tequila finding her ideal match from a pool of 16 men and 16 women.

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  • What makes the premise for Celebrity Rehab VH1 far different from that of Intervention is that the latter features regular people, that could be your brother, sister, neighbor or best friend, that are addicts.

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  • The premise for Jenner's new upcoming reality show Bromance is similar to The Bachelor - but without all the kissing.

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  • It's premise is that every actor in Hollywood can be connected to Kevin Bacon through six degrees of separation.

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  • The premise of Living Single was similar to that of the blockbuster sitcom Friends, though Living Single had been on the air for a full year before Friends premiered.

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  • Chinese medical philosophy is based on the premise that illness is the result of an imbalance of life energy or Chi within the body.

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  • Andi's premise is that you can have a healthy dog or cat in only eight weeks by changing their lifestyle and food.

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  • Feeding a dog raw food subscribes to the premise of "back to nature".

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  • The premise around crate training is that most dogs will not void where they eat, drink and sleep.

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  • The main premise of square foot gardening is that plants can be planted in a one foot square grid pattern in order to increase yields for small space gardeners.

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  • Gap follows the same premise, offering jeans with inseam lengths starting at 28 inches.

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  • The premise is to minimize the environmental impact of land disturbance through farming.

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  • The premise by its use is to increase resistance.

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  • The premise is, "So What If I wear a size 18, 24 or 36?"

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  • News reports and statistical data indicates that Americans rely too heavily on Social Security and inheritance to fund their retirement years and it's a faulty premise at best.

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  • The premise is still simple: run through levels really quickly in order to save the world from an evil tyrant named Dr. Robotnik (Eggman nowadays).

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  • In fact, the premise behind Bakugan is quite similar to Pokemon.

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  • After all, it is based on the same premise.

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  • I like the premise of the game, character creation and its numerous quests and maps.

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  • The basic premise behind these kinds of games is that you will be presented with a list of specific items that have been cleverly hidden within a highly detailed scene.

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  • To some, the premise of Animal Crossing may sound a little strange.

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  • If you've played any incarnation of Lemonade Tycoon, then you already know the basic premise: Make money by selling lemonade.

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  • The premise may not be particularly innovative, but those raving rabbids are absolutely hilarious.

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  • The premise was simple, run through levels really quickly in order to save the world from an evil tyrant named Dr. Robotnik (Eggman nowadays).

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  • The basic premise of the character was to create something that could rival Super Mario, it needed to have something that old Mazza didn't.

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  • The story of a fighting game has never been all that important, mostly because it's hard to keep a story going where the whole premise is that they have to keep fighting each other, but Namco does a damn good job with Tekken 5.

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  • The premise was innovative, as you cleared the path for a transport vehicle, making sure it doesn't hit any obstacles along the way.

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  • In any case, online computer games will still explain the basic controls and the premise behind the game, in case you're not sure where to get started.

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  • The premise is as thus: there are a small handful of survivors from a recent natural disaster, and now they are stranded on an unexplored tropical island.

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  • Although the premise seemed like a good idea, I found the execution in Wii Boxing to be lacking.

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  • You're crazy if you aren't already bought out by the premise of this year's most anticipated co-operative game, X-Men Legends 2: Rise of the Apocalypse.

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  • The premise is simple: there is a string of different coloured balls with a frog situated in the middle.

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  • The premise for their Cab was to use the best grapes from the best California appellations, age it up to five years, first in American oak barrels for 24 to 30 months, and then bottle and cellar it for another 18 months.

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  • Check their website for more information and schedules on the tours at Thornton Winery If you have more time and would like a little more substantial experience, you can eat brunch in the café on premise as well.

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  • By eliminating the food allergen, the premise was that AD/HD characteristics would disappear.

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  • The premise of the show is simple - an audition show is aired, showcasing dozens of talented (and not so talented!) dancers chomping at the bit for their chance at fame and fortune.

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  • The belief that you and your environment should agree is the basic premise of Interior Wisdom, LLC, a member of the Holistic Health Network that is certified by the Feng Shui Institute of America.

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  • Once the show moved to TLC, the premise of the show was focused on the couple's fraternal twins and sextuplets.

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  • That's the premise behind the Flaunt line, which offers several shine enhancing products in the form of glossers, serums, and sprays.

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  • While the premise of this program isn't to teach people how to flip houses, it has practical applications that all prospective renovators can use.

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  • Second mortgages can be complicated financial products, but the basic premise is quite simple.

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  • The premise behind the shuttle is to fill a vehicle with as many people as possible who are traveling in the same direction.

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  • The basic premise of carpooling helps aid the environment.

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  • However, other than that, the premise remains the same; gorgeous women hamming it up for the camera in the tiniest of suits!

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  • However, the basic premise was there and was eventually improved upon by people like American Owen Churchill and Frenchman Louis de Corlieu.

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  • While it has been through quite a few changes the basic premise is still the same: girls and boys can whip up their own foods with minimal adult help and supervision.

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  • It is a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. The premise behind American Girl dolls is to "…celebrate girls and all that they can be."

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  • This is the premise behind those claims of a sure-fire cure and preventative for so many diseases and health conditions.

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  • The premise behind it is the same, as are the questions.

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  • Now, there are several versions of this game, including specialized editions for each of the three episodes of the High School Musical movie franchise, each of which is based on the same premise.

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  • Nacht der Magier: The board game is very unique in appearance but simple in its premise.

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  • The mini-dates will be several minutes long with the premise being that first impressions count and that you usually know within a short period of time if you'd like to see someone again.

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  • The premise for the setting on this type of ring is the same as a bezel setting, except that the metal band or ring around the stone doesn't completely surround it.

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  • The basic premise behind creative writing prompts is to get you to write.

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  • Building on that premise, LD Embroidery offers several different colors, so you'll be able to choose one that matches your personality perfectly!

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  • The premise of a musical summer camp allows both Lovato and the Jonas Brothers to show off their musical and acting abilities.

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  • The premise of the show was that each week Linda would read the letters written between soldiers and their loved ones.

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  • The premise is similar to searching for buried treasure, but on a more high-tech level.

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  • The premise behind this year-round regimen is simple.

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  • Although the name has since been changed to Nick Jr., the premise behind the programming and computer games is still the same.

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  • The now-defunct Circle 7 Animation had planned to release Toy Story 3 with the premise that Buzz Lightyear was part of a massive toy recall, and when Andy's mom sent him to Taiwan to be fixed, he met other recalled toys like him.

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  • The premise of these videos is that the first part of it creates a sense of peacefulness and calm, and then at the most unexpected moment the scene quickly changes to a close-up of a very scary or grotesque face.

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  • The basic premise of the story is that first you must go into a darkened bathroom, shut the door and light a single candle.

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  • According to the brand's website, SAS began on the premise that they wanted their shoes to be "so comfortable you didn't want to take them off."

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  • Grey's Anatomy (Began airing in 2005) - Grey's takes a page from ER's premise, but it really focuses more on the personal relationships of a group of young doctors and residents while using the medical cases as a backdrop.

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  • The first was a U.K. based series that utilized the premise, but none of the characters.

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  • Regardless of its twisted plots and endlessly evolving cast changes, Neighbours remains steadfast to its original premise of following families at the end of the Ramsay Street cul-de-sac.

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  • Given its premise, it's no surprise that Degrassi the Next Generation features an ever-changing cast of characters.

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  • TV.com - TV.com offers a show summary, detailing the premise of the show along with updates about current events, recaps, reviews, comments and more.

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  • Add a collection of offbeat, yet extremely talented skin artists, and you have the premise of the first season of 'Inked'.

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  • These innovative alarm clocks work on the premise that waking up to natural light is more pleasurable than waking up to a loud alarm.

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  • The premise is that once someone can control the relaxed state of being, he or she can then slip into a deeper restorative condition that, for many, is actually more restful than traditional sleep.

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  • The premise of this type of USPS shipping is that, near or far, your shipping costs average out, and you never have to fuss with calculating for your packages.

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  • The general premise behind an executive summary is to provide brief information about the contents of a longer document.

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  • In the first movie, the entire premise of the film is based on how one squad copies another, and then has the same routine in competition as someone else.

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  • Created on the premise of circular knitting needles, circular crochet hooks were designed to handle a variety of stitches, including Tunisian and Crochet on the Double.

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  • The fact that I was teaching an after-school break-dancing class may have helped, supporting the diet's premise that exercise helps individuals to lose weight faster.

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  • The fact that I was teaching an after-school break-dancing class may have helped, supporting the diet's premise that exercise helps individuals to lose weight faster.

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  • Hence, the premise of a raw food diet lifestyle is that it is far more healthful to feed the human body foods in which the enzymes are present and active.

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  • The premise of the diet is that you must eat every three hours, at least five times per day.

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  • There is a negative calorie diet available, and both the The Cabbage Soup Diet and the Grapefruit Diet follow this premise of fat-burning effect.

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  • The premise for their view is that shortness of breath or wheezing is the result of obesity, not asthma.

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  • However, the basic premise of the grapefruit diet is that you can lose ten pounds in twelve days by including a serving of grapefruit with each meal.

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  • The diet works on the simple premise that to lose weight you must consume less calories a day than your body burns up.

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  • The premise of the diet seems to contradict other information you've heard about how to lose weight.

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  • The premise behind Trudeau's book is that if a person takes the recommended herbs and follows the instructions, excess weight will drop off without exercise and without going hungry.

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  • The author's premise is that research shows that a combination of hCG and a healthy low calorie diet and moderate exercise helps with the burning of stored body fat.

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  • The basic premise of The Idiot Proof Diet focuses on varying what you eat and when.

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  • The premise for this diet is that woman body types depend on the four major glands.

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  • According to his premise, to lose weight all you need to do is drink a few teaspoons of apple cider vinegar before your meals to curtail your appetite and diminish cravings.

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  • The premise behind this restriction is that when we eat food imported from regions with a different climate it leads to an imbalance which physically causes us to lose adaptability to our surroundings.

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  • The premise behind different diets for different blood types is based on a theory that different blood types evolved with man.

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  • Based on this premise, the diet suggests people with O type blood should eat a diet high in animal protein.

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  • If you follow this diet by blood type premise, people with type A blood are descendants of people who lived an agricultural lifestyle.

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  • The premise of the diet is to exclude snacking between meals, sweets, and seconds on any day that doesn't start with an "S."

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  • The premise behind how it works is that your smell and taste receptors send different messages to your brain which results in the release of hormones that trigger a sense of satiety.

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  • The premise behind how the diet worked was based on proper food combining.

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  • For people following a diet based on their blood type, the blood type O diet foods are based on the premise that people with type O blood evolved from people who were hunters and meat eaters.

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  • According to his premise, diet should be dictated by blood type because each blood type digests foods differently.

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  • The premise behind the diet is that not all fats are bad.

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  • They work on the premise that there is something that is wrong and it needs to be fixed.

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  • Companies like Peak Pilates were formed on the premise that while the integrity of Joseph Pilates should be kept intact, the exercises need to continue to grow and the word needs to spread.

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  • Understanding automobile insurance isn't difficult once you understand the basic premise of a car insurance policy, which is to cover your expenses in case your car encounters damage.

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  • This continues to be the basic premise of homeopathy in modern day.

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  • That's the premise of the game, anyway, but there's usually a twist at the end, such as the lady who's told she has to model a teddy for the group and is given a teddy bear to strut around the room with instead.

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  • The premise behind the site is that women work hard and love comfort, and what provides a greater amount of relaxation than a comfortable pair of pj's?

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  • The premise of the song is fairly simple; it describes a "rocking" Christmas party.

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  • The premise is that Miley Stewart gets to experience both "normal" adolescent life and live out her dream of music stardom.

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  • The premise of the show is that most of Miley's classmates and friends are unaware that she is the same person as Hannah Montana, so she can pursue her show business dreams while maintaining the life of a normal teen.

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  • The premise of the show is Miley Stewart, a plain girl whose alter ego is Hannah Montana.

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  • The song is also a quick primer on the premise of the Disney Channel show that made her a star, Hannah Montana.

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  • The basic premise has been repeated with great success in more current shows like Punked, Scare Tactics and America's Funniest Home Videos.

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  • Its premise is to have 11 or 12 teams of two individuals who have been in pre-existing relationships race around the world.

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  • The premise of Dancing with the Stars is a simple one, unless you are one of the celebrity contestants, in which case you're in for plenty of hard work and uncertain rewards.

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  • The premise remains the same: seven people are chosen to live in a big, beautiful home and live their lives while MTV camera crews follow them around.

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  • Each season of The Biggest Loser features a re-invention of the premise.

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  • The premise of Season 7 of the show, also known as The Celebrity Apprentice, was pretty much the same as the original series.

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  • After six seasons the show changed its format, coming back a year later with a new name and premise: The Celebrity Apprentice.

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  • The premise of Shear Genius is much like all the other competition reality shows on the air but most similar to Bravo's Project Runway.

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  • The second season featured the same premise as the first season with a whole new crop of stylists and a few different judges.

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  • The premise of the show is to follow Brooke as she works on her music career and as she strikes out on her own for the first time, away from her overprotective father.

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  • The premise of the show is simple, but the acts are quite extraordinary.

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  • The show has a relatively simple premise.

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  • The premise of the show was to take a group of 40 children between the ages of eight and 15 and leave them to their own devices for six weeks.

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  • Although different formats have been explored for Trading Spaces - including with and without a host - the premise has always included participants redoing rooms on a limited budget and timeline.

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  • Continuing to play on the affections of viewers, the network introduced Confessions of a Teen Idol, which is based on a similar premise.

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  • Celebrity Fit Club uses the same premise as The Biggest Loser but the participants are all B-list celebrities.

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  • Season one's premise was simple; the contestant who showed the most improvement in developing proper etiquette was crowned "Charm School Queen" and awarded $50,000.

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  • The premise of the show is a modeling competition with weekly challenges and tasks to determine who should stay and who should be eliminated.

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  • The premise of the American version of Big Brother is to have a group of strangers move into a house and live together for the summer.

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  • While the premise of the show is that a group of strangers are competing, oftentimes a few of them actually know each other before moving in.

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  • The basic premise of Living with Ed is exploring what happens when couples do not see eye to eye on environmental issues.

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  • The show is very loosely based on the premise of Survivor, but cheesier, and with celebrity contestants.

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  • The premise of the program is to take people who dress poorly, with either an all too casual wardrobe or clothing that is unflattering or far from stylish, and give them a complete style makeover.

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  • The show's creator Mike Fleiss is also the man behind The Bachelor franchise, so it's no surprise that the show's format follows the same premise.

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  • Before the first episode of Trading Spouses debuted, producers were accused of stealing the show's premise from ABC's spouse swapping series, Wife Swap.

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  • The premise of Stranded was very similar to Survivorman.

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  • Some of the scenes might be staged or even re-staged, but as long as you have an entertaining premise and entertaining people, it can't be all wrong.

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  • The premise of this show is simple, yet the cameras catch some very complicated situations.

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  • The premise is to invite a group of celebrities from various backgrounds to engage in healthy eating and exercise programs in order to lose weight and get fit.

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  • The premise of the show is similar to a host of other reality shows: get a group of attention-seeking young people in a house, add lots of alcohol and watch what happens.

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  • The premise of Find My Family is simple: adults who had been adopted as children are reunited with their birth parents as cameras document the search as well as the reunion.

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  • The premise was that 50 women competed to marry a multi-millionaire, whom they had never met.

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  • Though successful, the premise was disturbing.

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  • The premise was simple: put a group of strangers in a house, make them roommates and watch how they cope.

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  • The premise was simple, and maybe even overly simplistic - a space vehicle carrying a family (the Robinsons) that were going to start a space colony 'in Alpha Centauri' was sabotaged by the stowaway Dr. Smith, and thrown off course.

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  • Alas, without the chemistry of the original characters, and the freshness of the original premise, now nine years old, the new cast could not generate the ratings it needed to survive, and it left the air in 2002.

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  • Another series of the same name aired from 2000-2002, but neither television series had much to do with the original HG Wells premise.

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  • The premise has been rather overtaken by modern mathematics, but the concept continues to intrigue.

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  • Modern science rather pooh-poohs the central premise of this novel; even with exactly similar childhood sequences of events, you cannot guarantee that a genetic equivalent, whether clone or identical twin, will experience them the same.

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  • The premise behind the series is that of the hapless blonde victim who not only fights back, but is so powerful that the monsters run from her.

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  • The series premise states clearly: "This has all happened before."

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  • In this universe, viewers have come to accept the Cylons as a reality that makes the story premise work.

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  • The premise behind this technology is that when the humanoid Cylon dies, their consciousnesses is downloaded into a new copy of their original body.

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  • LTK: Could you describe the premise of your upcoming novel, The Winds of Dune, coming out in August of 2009?

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  • In recent years, Smallville has transcended the original premise of Superman's adolescent beginnings in a small farming community to encompass his early adulthood in Metropolis.

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  • Flash Forward is based on the premise of what would happen if the entire world blacked out and was allowed a glimpse of the future.

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  • In the episode, Wonder Woman and the Mind Maidens, the evil Medula hypnotized Wonder Woman and her friend Jayna with a will booster contraption, the premise was that the will booster would help women rule the world unopposed.

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  • Cloning is a popular premise included in a number of well known science fiction novels and movies.

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  • While this is an interesting twist of events within the Star Trek universe, this premise is not new.

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  • For sci-fi fans, using a list of science fiction novels to read your way through the year provides an imaginative adventure to worlds and cultures based on a scientific premise.

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  • The basic premise of the system is to thoroughly examine and account for an individual's unique skin type and lifestyle to determine which products may best clear the skin.

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  • AminoGenesis skincare is an anti-aging brand that is founded on the premise of amino acids, which are the building blocks of every structure in skin.

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  • The premise is as simple and complex as real life farms: Get some land, plant a crop, let it grow, and then harvest it, either alone or with the help of hired hands, and then sell the crop so that you can start the cycle all over again.

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  • CSS brought the ability to define fonts for entire pages or even single elements of a page, but it still depends upon the premise that the user's browser will at least support one of the defined fonts.

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  • Hypothetical " Syllogisms " are those in which one premise is a hypothetical proposition, the other a categorical.

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  • Two forms are possible (i.) modus ponens (which establishes the consequent set down in the major premise): if A is B, it is C (or C is D); A is B; therefore A is C (or C is D), and (ii.) modus tollens (which disproves the antecedent): if A is B, it is C (or C is D); A is not C (or C is not D); therefore it is not B (or A is not B).

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  • covetous practices within a culture as a premise for the gospel.

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  • Bold in premise, it does not shy away from subjects considered taboo by many people.

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  • Its second premise is indeed merely a particular apprehension that one particular is similar to another, whereas the second premise of induction is a universal apprehension that a whole number of particulars is similar to those from which the inference starts; but at bottom these two apprehensions of similarity are so alike as to suggest that the universal premise of induction has arisen as a generalized analogy.

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  • Aristotle apparently intended, or at all events has given logicians in general the impression, that he intended to analyse syllogism into propositions as premises, and premise into names as terms. His logic therefore exhibits the curious paradox of being an analysis of mental reasoning into linguistic elements.

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  • Sigwart, indeed, has missed the essential difference between the categorical and the hypothetical construction of syllogisms. In a categorical syllogism of the first figure, the major premise, " Every M whatever is P," is a universal, which we believe on account of previous evidence without any condition about the thing signified by the subject M, which we simply believe sometimes to be existent (e.g.

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  • " Every man existent "), and sometimes not (e.g., " Every centaur conceivable "); and the minor premise, " S is M," establishes no part of the major, but adds the evidence of a particular not thought of in the major at all.

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  • " If an existing man is wise "); and the second premise or assumption, " Something is NI," establishes part of the first, namely, the hypothetical antecedent, whether as regards existence (e.g.

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  • Disjunctive " Syllogisms" are those in which one premise is a disjunctive proposition, the other a categorical proposition which states or denies one of the two alternatives set forth.

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  • I (see above) having many middle terms; it is really a series of syllogisms (a polysyllogism), each one proving a premise of another, the intermediate conclusions being suppressed.

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  • 2 Where one premise of a prosyllogism is omitted (see Enthymeme), this argument is sometimes called an " epicheirema."

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  • The premise of personal property is that each of us has what s/he needs.

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  • As a premise they do n't necessarily look interesting " Typical All American girl gets called on to slay vampires and save world ".

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  • You see, the whole premise of Wife Swap relies on the undisputed assumption that a woman 's place is in the home.

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  • The premise is simple, albeit in triplicate narrative form.

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  • His first premise was wholehearted acceptance of Hume 's attack on induction.

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  • At this point Anselm wields what is perhaps his most controversial premise.

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  • The most important premise behind this campaign was to place babies to sleep on their backs, not their tummies.

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  • With that premise established, lets look at some nice, yet inexpensive fleece cat beds.

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  • The premise behind scoopable litter is that you don't get liquid feces or urine pooling in the bottom of the litter box.

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  • There are different varieties available, but the basic premise is the same.

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  • It's easy to dismiss the entire premise of biofuels based on these findings.

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