- n. Plural form of cessor.
“Parting shot: It is hardly irony that in the year Navratilova leaves, her 14-year-old suc-cessors arrive: one named af-ter her (Switzerland's Martina Hingis), the other imitating her ferocious, attacking style (America's Venus Williams).”
“Half of the machine (i.e., 8,192 pro - cessors) is also equipped with floating-point accelerator.”
“Iamblichus in the next century, and many of his suc - cessors, the actual way of return to the divine was through theurgic ritual rather than philosophy.”
“Porphyry, their first commentator, gave them only a limited and grudging recognition, but for Iamblichus and his suc - cessors they had the status of sacred scripture, and the effort to produce a philosophical exegesis of them had”
“Page 356, Volume 3 depends among other things on the assumption that every natural phenomenon consists of a finite number of “Forms,” is not the method of Galileo and his suc - cessors.”
“At best meta - physical beliefs can only be dogmatically, rather than demonstratively, maintained, as were in fact, Kant held, the beliefs of his immediate rationalist prede - cessors of the Wolffian school in Germany.”
“Whereas Hume was able to reconcile philosophical uncertainty with accepting other certainties, his suc - cessors looked for a more secure relationship between man and a cosmos made of alien stuff, and they hoped to discover such security by redefining rationality.”
“Ultimately it comprises the study of the development of man's sense for the past, and the manifold rela - tionships between living generations and their prede - cessors.”
“On the one hand, he had inherited from his prede - cessors — notably Adam Smith and David Ricardo — the notion of an autonomous economic sphere interacting with the remainder of society (including the political and cultural “superstructure”).”
“Jesus, unlike his prede - cessors, remained faithful to Baruch and, in spirit, ascended to the Good.”
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