architectonics love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The science of architecture.
  • n. Structural design: the architectonics of a fugue.
  • n. Philosophy The scientific systematization of knowledge.

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  • n. The science pertaining to architecture.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The science of architecture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as architectonic, n., 1.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the science of architecture

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Examples

  • Furthermore, he taught that what Dr. Muna Abul Fadl called the architectonics of this system are flexible and may change according to changing times and cultures.

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  • In her other blog, The Merry Scribbler, PrairieMary has some good things to say about the "architectonics" of writing-- and it is NOT pretentious.

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • Dr. Muna abul Fadl, the wife of Shaykh Taha Jabir al Alwani and a former full professor of political science in Cairo and probably the most brilliant person I have ever met, taught that the multi-layered "architectonics" of Islamic normative law, the maqasid al shari'ah, are flexible, because the maqasid are a product of human reason based on the coherence of the Qur'an and the matn or substance of the ahadith.

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  • The cover of his black-bound tech-heavy book about the architectonics of nuclear war features a photo of two hands in a firm handclasp, each hand touchingly identified as, respectively, “United States” and “Russia.”

    How the End Begins

  • These debts are honored; for his architectonics, Plumly is in debt to no one.

    Keats's Afterlife

  • The architectonics is desirable in the city to be enhanced,, but the mayor still falls silent for the moment, for he is new.

    Problems

  • This, epistemologically more radical, reach of Kant's text is suggested by de Man's reading of Kant's architectonics, via the question of the body, toward the end of Phenomenality and

    Thinking Singularity with Immanuel Kant and Paul de Man: Aesthetics, Epistemology, History and Politics

  • De Man further explores the economy of "the mutilated body" in his analysis of the Kantian architectonics in

    Thinking Singularity with Immanuel Kant and Paul de Man: Aesthetics, Epistemology, History and Politics

  • Then, he proceeds to a reading of Kant's architectonics and its self-de-architectonization in terms of a mutilated body.

    Thinking Singularity with Immanuel Kant and Paul de Man: Aesthetics, Epistemology, History and Politics

  • The traditional architectonics, the ways in which the images of satire are organized and their dynamics shown, underline the disorderliness, the perversity, the sterility, and the meaninglessness inherent in the com - ponents of the satiric world.

    SATIRE

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