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  • Distinctness means that the events are not identical, neither overlaps the other, and neither implies the other.

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  • While Kant was writing the Only Possible Ground, he prepared a submission to the contest, the Inquiry Concerning the Distinctness of the Principles of Natural Theology and Morals (1764).

    Kant's Philosophical Development

  • By the Distinctness Thesis the disposition is one of these other properties, ergo the disposition does nothing.

    Dispositions

  • Distinctness of Imagination may be cultivated by carefully observing things we wish to remember, and then calling up their forms before the mind's eye, and endeavoring to describe them just as they are, in words, by writing, or by drawing; and then reexamining to see where we have erred, and correcting our mistakes.

    The Elements of Character

  • Distinctness in painting the common growth of field and hedgerow may be said to have had its origin with Crabbe.

    Crabbe

  • (Numbers 18: 21,24,26; Nehemiah 10: 37) Distinctness and diffusion were both to be secured by the assignment to the whole tribe of forty-eight cities, with an outlying "suburb,"

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • It had yet to give examples of the Distinctness and Separateness of the two communities (such as that Hindus worshipped the cow but Muslims ate it), of Hindu betrayals and conspiracies (they wanted Hindi, not Urdu, to be the national language).

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  • Distinctness is, by default, thought of as bad because, she says, "there are more ways to be nonaverage and ugly than there are ways to be nonaverage and beautiful."

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  • Taxonomic Distinctness of Demersal Fishes of the California Current: Moving Beyond Simple

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  • In the following table, the numbers in the column headed "Distinctness of

    Experimental Determination of the Velocity of Light Made at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis

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