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, pl.


(thē'sis, -sēz),
1. Any theory or hypothesis advanced as a basis for discussion.
2. A proposition submitted by the candidate for a doctoral degree in some universities, which must be sustained by argument against any objections offered.
3. An essay on a medical topic prepared by the graduating student.
[G. a placing, a position, thesis]
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My misfortunes began with the illness and death of Pokrovski, who was taken worse two months after what I have last recorded in these memoirs.
Among these we may take as an example his Austrian successor Meinong.
These things are not mere thoughts of yours, but your thought stands in a relation to them of which you are more or less aware.
These arguments, however, do not apply to sensation.
PEKyN (CyHAN)- China continued to rank fifth in terms of the number of theses published in the most influential scientific journals in 2014, a government think tank revealed on Wednesday.
As a result, theses and projects need to be properly preservation for future generations.
Her thesis was one of just five awarded the prize, out of 321 doctoral theses completed in 2013 and one of 18 nominated for the top prize.
Asif Mir, who has said to have accepted two theses from M-Phil students without any prescribed guidelines.
Many those defending thesis papers in social sciences are public servants, who do not perform their job tasks but write theses instead, copying other people's work," Mr.
This is a doctoral thesis published through the Springer Theses series, which selects high quality and significant hard-science doctoral theses for republication.
Thesis awards for two doctoral dissertations and seven Master's theses