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  • n. Plural form of uniformity.

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  • Fortunately, we are much better informed as to the empirical laws of the phenomena, that is, the uniformities respecting which we cannot yet decide whether they are cases of causation or mere results of it.

    A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2)

  • Fortunately, we are much better informed as to the empirical laws of the phenomena, that is, the uniformities respecting which we can not yet decide whether they are cases of causation, or mere results of it.

    A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive

  • “He taught me the importance of looking for uniformities, laws, explanations of the inner forces moving behind the façade of events,” Tugwell remembered.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Intriguingly, Davies cited another scholar, Crane Brinton, who laid out seven "tentative uniformities" that he argued were the common precursors that set the stage for the Puritan, American, French, and Russian revolutions.

    When Change is Not Enough: the Seven Steps To Revolution

  • In the next phase of Liberalism the economic uniformities in question came to be regarded as inexorable laws of nature against which rebellion was as futile as against the law of gravitation.

    The Seven Principles of the New Radicalism

  • They tried to bring this into a system of morals by declaring that the economic uniformities resulting from this simplification of motives constituted a natural harmony; but the practical effect of their doctrine was to put economics into a separate compartment of life, outside morals, ruled by jungle law under slogans like "business is business."

    The Seven Principles of the New Radicalism

  • Certainly, the endeavor would be worth trying, if only better to learn where similarities and uniformities among the various examples begin and end.

    Religion and Nationalism in Iraq

  • The extremely precise results for both the figure of the Earth and the variation of gravity that Newton tabulated in the second and third editions were based on uniform density, and hence, just like Keplerian motion, represented an idealization, departures from which would point to non-uniformities of density.

    Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica

  • These ‘guesses at truth’ were not made at random; they arose from a superficial impression of uniformities and first principles in nature which the genius of the

    The Republic by Plato ; translated by Benjamin Jowett

  • The more extensive the uniformities of nature in art, the greater the art, as long as they are fused with our wonder for the new.

    Dewey's Aesthetics

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