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1) antithesis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Parallelism of expression serves to emphasize opposition of ideas. The familiar phrase "Man proposes, God disposes" is an example of antithesis, as is John Dryden's...

2) Zeno of Elea. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek philosopher of the Eleatic school. He undertook to support in his only known work, fragments of which are extant, the doctrine of Parmenides by demonstrating...

3) Herbart, Johann Friedrich. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...German philosopher and educator. Influenced by Leibniz, Kant, and Fichte, Herbart made many important contributions to psychology. In 1805 he lectured at Gottingen...

4) John, three epistles of the New Testament. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...New Testament, three letters of the New Testament. Traditionally, they are ascribed to John son of Zebedee, the disciple of Jesus. All three letters probably date...

5) Santayana, George. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American philosopher and poet, b. Madrid, Spain. 1 LifeSantayana emigrated to the United States in 1872. A graduate of Harvard (1886), he taught in the department...

6) Thanksgiving Day. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Thanksgiving Day, national holiday in the United States commemorating the harvest reaped by the Plymouth Colony in 1621, after a winter of great starvation and privation....

7) Venturi, Robert. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Venturi inveighed against the banality of modern architecture in the postwar period. He argued instead for a more inclusive, contextual approach to design that heralded...

8) logic. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Validity merely refers to formal properties of the process of inference. Thus, a conclusion whose value is true may be drawn from an invalid argument, and one whose...

9) Giolitti, Giovanni. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian public official, five times premier (1892-93, 1903-5, 1906-9, 1911-14, 1920-21). He entered parliament in 1882 and served (1889-90) as minister of finance...

10) Twain, Mark. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910, American author, b. Florida, Mo. As humorist, narrator, and social observer, Twain is unsurpassed in American literature. His...

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