Aporia. 1. Rhetoric. the expression of a simulated or real doubt, as about where to begin or what to do or say.
2. Logic, Philosophy. a difficulty encountered in establishing the theoretical truth of a proposition, created by the presence of evidence both for and against it.
au·toch·tho·nous /ɔˈtɒkθənəs/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[aw-tok-thuh-nuhs] –adjective
|1.||pertaining to autochthons; aboriginal; indigenous (opposed to heterochthonous).|
|3.||Psychology. of or pertaining to ideas that arise independently of the individual's own train of thought and seem instead to have some alien or external agency as their source.|
|4.||Geology. (of rocks, minerals, etc.) formed in the region where found.|
1. Having a common boundary, bordering upon (each other).
2. Meeting at their ends.
3.Coincident in their boundaries; exactly co-extensive b. Exactly coextensive in time, range, sense, etc.
Egeliac 1. used in, suitable for, or resembling an elegy.
2. expressing sorrow or lamentation: elegiac strains.
3. Classical Prosody. noting a distich or couplet the first line of which is a dactylic hexameter and the second a pentameter, or a verse differing from the hexameter by suppression of the arsis or metrically unaccented part of the third and the sixth foot.
Epistemic: of or pertaining to knowledge or the conditions for acquiring it.
habent sua fata libelli:
Books have their Fate
: subject to external controls and impositions
Botany. of or pertaining to monoclinous flowers of two or more kinds occurring on different individuals of the same species, the kinds differing in the relative length of stamens and pistils (opposed to homogonous).
1.serving to indicate or point out; stimulating interest as a means of furthering investigation.
|2.||encouraging a person to learn, discover, understand, or solve problems on his or her own, as by experimenting, evaluating possible answers or solutions, or by trial and error: a heuristic teaching method.|
|3.||of, pertaining to, or based on experimentation, evaluation, or trial-and-error methods.|
1 : the art of discovering temperament and character from outward appearance
2 : the facial features held to show qualities of mind or character by their configuration or expression
3 : external aspect; also : inner character or quality revealed outwardly
1. a controversial argument, as one against some opinion, doctrine, etc.
2. a person who argues in opposition to another; controversialist.
pukka \PUHK-uh\, adjective:
1. Authentic; genuine.
2. Good of its kind; first-class.
Telos: the end term of a goal-directed process; esp., the Aristotelian final cause