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insight

 [in´sīt]
1. in psychiatry, the patient's awareness and understanding of the origins and meaning of his attitudes, feelings, and behavior and of his disturbing symptoms; self-understanding.
2. in problem solving, the sudden perception of the appropriate relationships of things that results in a solution.

in·sight

(in'sīt),
Self-understanding as to the motives and reasons behind one's own actions or those of another's.

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in·sight

(in'sīt)
Self-understanding as to the motives and reasons behind one's own actions or those of another's.

insight

1. Ability to appreciate the real nature of a situation.
2. Awareness of the nature of one's own psychiatric symptoms with some appreciation of the possible causes or precipitating factors. People suffering from neurotic illnesses usually have considerable insight; those with psychotic disorders are often, by definition, deemed to be lacking in insight.
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And while the quantification of felt racism has important insights, such approaches, according to Schroer, imply that Black people and people of color are "in some sense always-already irrational or biased about racism." Schroer argues that "the focus on quantifying the harm ignores the significance of expressing the hurt." Within this context, she insightfully brings attention to problematic forms of self-alienation, while finally offering an interpretation of stereotype threat and micro-aggression as supporting the voices of those who suffer under racism.
Oppenheim also insightfully probes the differences among these four thinkers on their views on truth, reality, metaphysics, ethics, and especially about religion and Christianity.
What Fitzpatrick has produced, however, is a diligently researched, elegantly written, and insightfully critical analysis of Harry Roland's brief political career which expands upon the popular and pioneering 1998 biography by Jim Maher.
Kashatus' informative, factual book is impressive in its telling of the various experiences of Richie Allen, including his Arkansas days, his beginning in the Negro Leagues and his history-making Phillies era, insightfully placed in the context of W.E.B.
Paralleling Trudier Harris's excellent exploration of the crossroads of sex, religious discourse, and blues in Beale Street, Scott insightfully looks at how Baldwin's penultimate novel is critical of Christianity, while at the same time calling for a redefining of the church's role and actions.
His work shows the ability to transmit a discovery into a general synthetic concept and to insightfully demonstrate its application for the construction of bioactive molecules and complex natural products.
Assembly-line worker turned academic, Don Wells, union researchers Sam Gindin, Marvin Gandall, Gil Levine and John Calvert, Osgood Hall Law School's Judy Fudge and Harry Glasbeek, historians Bryan Palmer, David Frank, James Naylor and Craig Heron, labour studies professor Charlotte Yates, health and safety activist Stan Gray, rank-and-file worker Marion Pollock, academics Pauline Villaincourt, Leo Panitch and Donald Swartz--all have contributed frequently and insightfully on issues related to the workplace, working class history, government legislation and the dynamics of Canada's and Quebec's labour movement.
.has seeped into every department of our life," that the modern Western mind is informed by a "metaphysic of progress through aggression." His posthumously published "Humanism in an Age of Science" offers a discerning critique of science as driven by an essentially impious orientation to existence, a premise "that if you can do a thing, you must do it." That so much scientific effort is seen in wartime hints that "science in its nature is not contemplative, but aggressive." Weaver also argues insightfully that being is a "kind of force," that things influence thought and decision simply by virtue of their existence, and that therefore the mere existence of machinery, such as automobiles or a weapon of war, is "a standing temptation to use it.
She is often insightfully attentive to issues of gender, for instance, but seemingly unaware of the critiques of new historicism; she focuses exclusively on the world of the court.
Rivers and Temperley (1978) insightfully describe the translation process in an EFL setting: The production of an acceptable translation into English is [for students] ...
Perhaps the most helpful part of the book is the initial material, in which Roth insightfully points out that the behavioral assumptions underlying neoclassical economics are inadequate.
Scott Peck insightfully wrote, "There really are people, and institutions made up of people, who respond with hatred in the presence of goodness and would destroy the good insofar as it is in their power to do so.