33 examples of Abstractions in a sentence
Very different than nation-states, which are
And these include things like clothing that concrete world with classification, introducing
that we try to make logically consistent, and also taking the hypothetical seriously, that is, wondering about what might have been rather than what is.
He found that they were resistant to deducing the hypothetical, to speculating about what might be, and he found finally that they didn't deal well with
or using logic on those
When they looked at the exams that the state of Ohio gave in 1990, they were all about
We are educating people to take the hypothetical seriously, to use abstractions, and to link them logically.
You state them as
and you use logic on them.
test battery that are about using logic on
One of the ways in which we would like to deal with the sophistication of the modern world is through politics, and sadly you can have humane moral principles, you can classify, you can use logic on abstractions, and if you're ignorant of history and of other countries, you can't do politics.
It would take me weeks just to figure out what I was looking at from raw ones and zeros, but because our brains can instantly pick up and recognize these subtle patterns inside of these visual abstractions, we can unconsciously apply those in new situations.
The new psychology of climate action lies in letting go, not of science, but of the crutches of
and doomism, and then choosing to tell the new stories.
Though meant as an insult, dogs were actually a good symbol for his philosophy— they’re happy creatures, free from
like wealth or reputation.
The animal scenes have no meaning nor do they represent this man and his crimes even in the broadest sense of
We we see is our imagination of people that are
to us- no one we know, but we've doubtless heard of them in a book or on TV or somewhere.
the scenes of carnage are probably too intense for effete US minds who'd probably prefer some silly speeches and senseless
like 14 points or the league of nations.
I love allegories like the Piano, in which the characters are abstractions, but I don't appreciate Realist presentations that provide us with false or underdeveloped characters who simply reinforce our existing prejudices.
But our lives are ruled by
They assume that many scientific conventions are accidents of history and new
can be devised.
When Einstein added new
to the language of physics, the identity of space and time changed.
With different modeling abstractions, it might be possible to build an artificial-intelligence system (AI) that could design new treatments.
We have good
in structural biology to describe this.
Egypt’s silent majority also identifies with the authenticity represented by various Islamic groups, while principles of democracy and civil rights seem to them to be imported Western
Money there is an abstraction – “the abstraction of abstractions,” as Hegel put it – which helps explain why salaries are no longer rooted in reality.
Indeed, national identities are mostly impoverishing abstractions, clichés, like race, class, and other ideological creations.
By making exit conditions non-negotiable, while offering room for maneuver on the terms of continuing membership, Europe could shift attention to the second, constructive question: Can voters be persuaded to feel positive again about the EU?Addressing this question seriously would focus attention on the many tangible benefits of EU membership beyond technocratic
about the single market: environmental improvements, rural subsidies, financing for science, infrastructure, and higher education, and the freedom to live and work throughout Europe.
In our cities, migrants are anything but
If the predicted particle does not appear, a series of theoretical
will be questioned – and become open to replacement by radically different alternatives.
But there is a deeper chain of
– the tools we use to think – at work here, one based on the way we perceive reality.
eventually creep into the way we enjoy art, and how we form our laws and articulate our ethics.
In the highly anticipated CERN experiment, the theory in question is at the center of a controversy about what
seem more fundamental in the universe.
Others suggest that even if some fundamental issues remain outstanding they are essentially abstractions, irrelevant to human aspirations.