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  • n. Plural form of notion.


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  • The sum total of my moral and intellectual intercourse, dissolved into its elements, is reduced to extension, motion, degrees of velocity, and those diminished copies of configurative motion, which form what we call notions, and notions of notions.

    Biographia Literaria

  • One of quantum physics 'crazier notions is that two particles seem to communicate with each other instantly, even when they're billions of miles apart.

    Thor's Day

  • Discounts may not appeal to certain notions of fairness, but they certainly appeal to objective market notions of profitability.

    Free Trade with the AARP, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • In his book, The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory, he writes: Trying to define conscious experience in terms of more primitive notions is fruitless.

    Book Review: Quantum Enigma

  • Common ground/common problem: Both traditional and new stories are grounded in notions of autonomy and idealized notions of consent.

    WIPIP at Seton Hall part 3

  • “Love thy neighbor” and “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” are both tenents grounded in notions of “social justice.”

    “Coarsening.” - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • But no; you wouldn't listen, you with your highfalutin 'notions an' more pairs of shoes than any decent woman should have.


  • This was designed to educate the court from the outset by indirectly dispelling certain notions about battered women.

    'Trivial Complaints:' The Role of Privacy in Domestic Violence Law and Activism in the U.S.

  • He believes these good qualities are expressed in notions of duty, love of family and of country, by extension, as the emblem of the tribe.

    Archive 2007-01-14

  • The comments on epics being about belief (not necessarily religious belief, but strongly held, unabashed beliefs in notions of honor, glory, morality) remind me of the new Doctor Who (particularly the third season closer).

    Quick Thoughts on Things Old and New


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