Yos sentence example
- "The law of things is a law of Reason Universal (Xo yos), but most men live as though they had a wisdom of their own."
- In Aristotle the Xl yos of a thing is its definition, including its formal cause, while the ultimate principles of a science are apxal, the "reasons" (in a common modern sense) which explain all its particular facts.'
- ZOOLOGY (from Gr.?"wov, a living thing, and Xo yos, theory), that portion of biology which relates to animals, as distinguished from that portion (Botany) which is concerned with plants.
- Apart from his special interest in the history of the Old Attic comedy, he was a man of vast and varied learning; the founder of astronomical geography and of scientific chronology; and the first to assume the name of 4aX6Xo a yos.
- X yos, word, ratio, and &pc0,u6s, number), in mathematics, a word invented by John Napier to denote a particular class of function discovered by him, and which may be defined as follows: if a, x, m are any three quantities satisfying the equation a^x = m, then a is called the base, and x is said to be the logarithm of m to the base a.Advertisement
- Aristotle was the founder of Logic; because, though others, and especially Plato, had made occasional remarks about reason (X yos), Aristotle was the first to conceive it as a definite subject of investigation.
- Yet they must have something to develop from, and thereupon Aristotle gives an account of a process in the psychological mechanism which he illustrates by comparative psychology, wherein a Xo yos or meaning emerges, a "first" universal recognized by induction.
- of knowledge they made use of " reason " (Xe yos), which was also one of their leading ethical conceptions.
- (3) The idea of X6yos as Reason becomes subordinated to the idea of Xl yos as Word, the expression of God's will and power, the outgoing of the divine energy, life, love and light.
- In this sense Gregory Nazianzen also receives the title BeoXo yos.Advertisement
- Two curious epithets in this connexion deserve notice: Xvy03Eo a ("bound with withies"), derived from the legend that the image of Artemis Orthia was found in a thicket of withies, which twined round it and kept it upright (Xi yos is the agnus castus, and points to Artemis in her relation to women); and Cura-yxop. vr 7 ("the suspended"), probably a reference to the custom of hanging the mask or image of a vegetation-divinity on a tree to obtain fertility (Farnell, Cults of the Greek States, ii.
- personal pronouns: i (dii), yos (illos); possessive pronouns: mi, pl.
- A "paradox" has been compared with a "paralogism" (7rapa, X6 yos, reason), as that which is contrary to opinion only and not contrary to reason, but it is frequently used in the sense of that which is really absurd or untrue.
- yos (377 ft.), the seat of the famous council; the name (see also Areopagus) has been connected with Ares, whose temple stood on the northern side of the hill, but is more probably derived from the `Apai or Eumenides, whose sanctuary was formed by a cleft in its northeastern declivity.
- dims, house, and X6 yos, department of science), that part of the science of biology which treats of the adaptation of plants or animals to their environment (see PLANTS: Ecology).Advertisement