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jurisprudence

 [jo̳r″is-proo´dens]
the science of the law.
medical jurisprudence the science of the law as applied to the practice of medicine; see also forensic medicine.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

jur·is·pru·dence

(jūr'is-prū'dens),
The science of law, its principles and concepts.
[L. juris prudentia, knowledge of law]
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jurisprudence

The science of law. Medical jurisprudence is another term for FORENSIC MEDICINE.
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jur·is·pru·dence

(jūr'is-prū'dĕns)
Legal principles and concepts.
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Conrad's Heart of Darkness and Contemporary Thought is readable, accessible, and engaging.
Ends/MS/FS Muscat, Nov 12 (ONA) Habib bin Mohammed al-Riyami, Secretary General of Sultan Qaboos Higher Centre for Culture and Sciences today announced the names of the winners of Sultan Qaboos Award for Culture, Arts and Literature for this year in three fields namely: Contemporary Thought Issues, Music and Classical Arabic Poetry.
The very problems posed by this juxtaposition--the problem of not being able to separate the "literary" from the "theoretical"; the problem of a supposed failure of literary scholarship to comprehend "French theory"; and the problematic success of "French theory" in shaping Anglo-American literary scholarship--these very problems make the book a fascinating exercise in the shared and contested experience of "contemporary thought," albeit neither quite the "event of thought" nor the "emotion of thought" Lacoue-Labarthe ascribes to Conrad's novella and that some of the critics in the volume, in turn, ascribe to Lacoue-Labarthe's essay.
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According to contemporary thought and foundational research, this paper presents various elements of the foreign language teaching profession and language learning environment in the United States as either product-driven or process-based.
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Kilcourse reads through the most memorable of her stories from her "Christ haunted landscape" with great critical skill, linking her work to the contemporary thought of Catholic thinkers like Thomas Merton, Karl Rahner, and Teilhard de Chardin.
The book offers some interesting food for contemporary thought, not least of which is the identification, or even reification, of two presumably equally authentic paradigms for contemporary Muslim life: Meccan and Medinan.
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Unhinged by fear and trembling, the speaker desperately seeks to wrest certainty from the ontological themes and variations which churn repeatedly through his mind, the wreckage of contemporary thought, a series of epistemological dead ends.
Habermas next "made critical theory absorb the 'linguistic turn' in philosophy, and synthesized huge areas of contemporary thought." As he accomplished this, Muller notes, his writings became "even harder to understand"--which may have helped to make him a cult hero among academic Marxists in America.

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