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  • n. The state of being explicable.


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  • When you think about it, our own existence, together with its post-Darwinian explicability, is a candidate for the most astonishing fact that any of us are called upon to contemplate, in our whole life, ever.


  • At the same time, it is subject to a degree of explicability, in that earlier moments of historical development set the stage for choices and inventions in the next phase.

    Metaphors for history

  • For me, it is the desire to do justice to both these aspects of our existence, the simultaneously explicability and mysteriousness of the universe, that keeps me exploring both science and spirituality, both reason and religion, as ways to get to know it and myself better.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • There is no mystery to the explicability of the world.

    Speaking of Bryan ...

  • I'm glad for Gordon that "the explicability and intelligibility of the world doesn't seem to be a mystery to" him though, if the world is indeed inexplicable, I wonder why.

    Speaking of Bryan ...

  • The explicability of the world is simply a selection effect.

    Speaking of Bryan ...

  • David Berlind of Cnet. com demonstrates to Bluetooth promoters standard lacks interop, explicability

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • It's a testament to Munro's mastery that she can make the lurid sing with nuance and explicability, particularly in her opening story, "Dimensions," about a young chambermaid living quietly several years after the trauma of a triple homicide.


  • It is true, in his "Postscript as Preface," as we saw before, he mentions the origin of self-consciousness as one of the points which need special explanation; but he seems to have made this acknowledgment more with the purpose of showing that DuBois-Reymond, in admitting the origin of self-consciousness to be explainable, has no longer any reason to contest the explicability of the {126} origin of sensation and consciousness; for in his work on "The Old Faith and the New," he did not enter into that question at all.

    The Theories of Darwin and Their Relation to Philosophy, Religion, and Morality


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