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REAL

Acronym for Revised European-American Classification of Lymphoid Neoplasms. See: REAL classification.
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2) mental (Edwards functionalizes them, treats a mental property as a long disjunct of realizers with the result that a mental property is an unnatural class of realizers); (3) moral (the realist can take these as universals or tropes and the antirealist can take them as referents of moral predicates.
They emphasize the symbolic and allegorical possibilities for an extended religious dimension of realist meaning that Christian authors like Daniel Defoe made use of.
The downside of the realist position is that it pays little or no mind to the autonomy of citizens.
Indeed, many magic realist films do not wallow in stereotypical "East Central European miserabilism" (36) but find a determined pride, anarchic joy, and even transcendental wonder in their local traditions, lifestyle, and environment.
Kissane's book provides a much needed framing of the complexity alternative to realist thinking.
Similarities between the narrator's texts and realist texts abound.
His Republican successors Harding and Coolidge erred in the opposite direction: they withdrew America from involvement in European affairs, ignoring realist principles by permitting Germany to rearm.
My, totally unscientific, estimate is that 75% of us are pessimists, 20% are optimists and 5% are realists.
Moralism of scope, or overmoralization, is a particularly pernicious vice, and a legitimate target for realist criticism.
does not explore Christian Realist treatments of terrorism or the inability of the global financial system to prevent economic collapse.
Simple but compelling arguments are offered against the most radical and revisionist form of structural realism, according to which structure is all that we can be realist about it is all there is to reality (this is known as 'ontic structural realism').
Bush's administration - widely considered the most realist of the past generation - and publicly stressed his admiration for the ranking member on Biden's committee, Republican realist Richard Lugar who, along with another Republican, Senator Chuck Hagel, has been mentioned as a possible secretary of state under Obama.