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actual

(ak′choo-ăl) [Fr. fr. L. actualis, active, practical]
Real, existent.
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In the chapter 'The Tradition: Fact and Fiction,' Coles begins with this claim: 'The heart of the matter is the pursuit of what James Agee called 'human actuality'-rendering and representing for others what has been witnessed, heard, overheard or sensed.' Coles cites James Agee, a celebrated American writer and critic who was always concerned with 'actuality.'
The treatise discusses the different meanings of potentiality and actuality as well as the way each of them applies or does not apply to the sensible realm, to the intelligible realm, and to matter.
(16) Insofar as we assess both aspects (scope and limit), we can read Kant's transcendental logic as an answer to this question: What knowledge do we achieve or obtain about being or actuality by means of formal logic?
Including the category actuality from another source (1o) was significant, as it also highlighted some of the production constraints in the current affairs stories.
A note in the front matter explains the decision to use the word "actuality" in the English title as an attempt to convey something of the multiple meanings of the Italian word attualita.
Sambursky indeed concludes that Philoponus must be understanding energeia here as an activity rather than an actuality, something that travels through the medium.
Ringo Chan, senior vice-president of Wireless and Interactive Content Solutions and Distribution at Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, said: "We're delighted to partner with the clear leader in its field, Univision, as it offers its subscribers access to Turner's line-up of unrivalled news programmes, top-rating children's programming and actuality entertainment."
Combining participation (Plato) with act and potency (Aristotle), Aquinas holds that God creates finite modes of participating in his infinite actuality. Although these participations are not ontologically on the same level as God, they are analogously related to God's actuality as finite effects.
history." In actuality, the Japanese occupied two Alaskan islands in WWII.
Cost of the Basket of Services 1995-2007 In NIS millions NIS millions 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 In actuality, in 12,244 13,859 15,358 16,614 18,008 current prices Fully indexed 12,244 14,474 16,643 18,356 20,371 NIS millions 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 In actuality, in 19,269 20,268 21,118 21,135 22,008 current prices Fully indexed 22,137 23,724 24,942 25,514 27,106 NIS millions 2005 2006 2007 In actuality, in 22,768 24,041 24,946 current prices Fully indexed 28,604 30,509 32,267 * Estimate Sources: Adva Center analysis of Ministry of Health, Economics and Health Insurance Department, The National Health Insurance Law: Statistics-1995-2007, edited by Gabi Ben-Nun and Nir Kadar, December 2007; figures for 2007 courtesy the Economics and Health Insurance Department, November 2005.
A draft of a new proposed rule by the Bush Administration would require State and local governments and medical facilities, prior to receiving Federal funds, to sign written certification promising to "not refuse to hire providers who object to abortion or certain types of birth control." The proposed rule purports to protect doctors from being forced to perform abortions but, in actuality, threatens women's access to contraception by redefining abortion to include commonly used, FDA-approved contraceptives, such as birth control pills and IUDs.
Birmingham-based PR and online specialist Actuality Media has picked up a contract to supply English language web content for a major Dutch company.