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argument

The reason(s) advanced for a particular thing’s existence.

argument

Medtalk The reason(s) advanced for a particular thing's existence. See Drug-baby argument, Health freedom argument, Particular person argument.
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That response, however, will not come from "religion" or "spiritual" sources, which Balaguer defines broadly as any argument employing a "nonphysical soul that's distinct from the body.
Also, Herring advises: "Before starting an argument think carefully about what it is you are arguing about and what it is you want.
He argues that, 'the standard version of the argument from concept possession is vulnerable to the traditional counterexamples to empiricism' (72).
The social scientific study of argument started in the World War I era.
Reagan wryly observes that up until now, there have been three oral arguments in every case: "There's the argument you plan to give, there's the one you actually give, and there's the one you think you gave.
The pamphlet is setting a record for the number of arguments on a single measure - in this case, Measure 49, which revises the 2004 property-rights initiative, Measure 37.
Many lawyers also believe that oral argument is not important.
In my talk, I focused on this filter version of the design argument because I was scheduled to speak with Dembski, and because this version makes it easier to highlight which portions of the Intelligent Design theory are "scientific" even under narrow definitions of "science.
The four Canadian polygamy studies are a time-capsule from the future, a preview of the argument we'll be having should same-sex marriage be fully established here in the United States.
Also on Monday, Jon Coupal of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association filed an argument against Proposition H, the $1 billion affordable-housing bond measure on the Nov.
Here's a more plausible account: Numerous commentators in the West presumed that 9/11 was payback for American policy in the Middle East, and especially its support for Israel against Palestine, so bin Laden, previously a Saudi obsessive, adopted those arguments as his own.
The March 1 oral argument focused primarily on the standing issue, an issue fully covered by TEI in its brief while other "friends of the court" eschewed the issue in the apparent hope that the Court might address the Commerce Clause issue if they ignored the standing prerequisite.