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  • These principles were later criticized for oversimplicity, "architectural determinism," and what we would today call a lack of concern for social equity.

    Charles R. Wolfe: Urbanism Chasing Utopia

  • The sweet crêpe suffered a little from oversimplicity — too-sweet and a little one-dimensional on its own, it benefited greatly from the addition of a dollop of smoky maple syrup.

    The Hangar Cafe: Worth the Trek « PubliCola

  • But seriously Iain, your oversimplicity is mindblowing.

    The True Face of Hamas

  • Double scaled matrix models (and their accompanying physics) were abandoned as non-perturbative approaches by the field only a few years after their first construction, the main reasons cited being non-perturbative ambiguities and oversimplicity.

    News From The Front, II

  • Risking oversimplicity, while religion is always cited as a driving cause, Christianity and Islam (though admittedly, if we are going Abrahamic, same influence) cultures almost reversed position through the ages, while the texts didn't particularly.

    American Coastopia!

  • However, I think oversimplicity is not the only problem.

    Cognitive Science and Literary Criticism

  • However, I think oversimplicity is not the only problem.

    Archive 2004-11-01

  • When the law speaks universally, then, and a case arises on it which is not covered by the universal statement, then it is right, where the legislator fails us and has erred by oversimplicity, to correct the omission-to say what the legislator himself would have said had he been present, and would have put into his law if he had known.

    The Nicomachean Ethics

  • Hence the oversimplicity of their prologues, and their tedious repetition of the obvious.

    The Theory of the Theatre

  • When the law speaks universally, then, and a case arises on it which is not covered by the universal statement, then it is right, where the legislator fails us and has erred by oversimplicity, to correct the omission-to say what the legislator himself would have said had he been present, and would have put into his law if he had known.

    The NICOMACHEAN ETHICS

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