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rigour

(US), rigor
Maths Logic logical validity or accuracy
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Philipse draws from Heidegger's earliest work to his 1927 masterpiece Being and Time, through the Kehre, or turn(s), in his thought, in which he moves from the formal rigor of his seminal work to enlist a mythical-mystical-poetic language to revive and transform the Aristotelian question of being.
It was marked by a formal rigor, exploring the physical properties of the medium.
We can declare a moratorium on overly simple contrasts between raw poetry - gooey and dripping with unironical selfhood and political sentiment (or sentimentalized politics), and cooked poetry - hardened to a crackly crunch on the twin burners of formal rigor and ironic distance.
Overall, the style coming out of Milan hearkened back to the 1950s when a formal rigor ruled.
With the clear voice of "straight" photography, Perez has documented his family, friends, neighborhood and country, endowing each image with a patina of mystery and formal rigor. They are images that breathe with tremendous presence their day to day vitality.
I fully recognize that the integration of industrial relations and microeconomics is likely to involve for economics a loss of formal rigor and intellectual beauty.
LOUISE DAHL-WOLFE (Aperture, $60) fails to explain why her work in her last years at the magazine suddenly shows a new formal rigor and high-style panache, but the arrival of a young Richard Avedon, followed by Lillian Bassman, seems to have raised the bar considerably.
Pic comprises philosophical banter parsed with twin nods to experimentation and formal rigor, in which somewhat stiff literary pronouncements attempt to capture the fluidity of life itself.
By the standards of the OuLiPo (of which Jouet has been a member since 1983), the constraints in Fins are relatively supple, and quite deliberately so; Jouet confesses in his postface that formal rigor is not the first principle of his novelistic practice as a whole, making explicit allusion to Queneau's remark, "Ce qui ne veut pas dire que, pour ma part, j'aie fait ou que j'aie l'intention de faire tous roes romans de cette facon.
Flannery portrays Alexander as an exceptionally insightful reader of the Prior Analytics whose commitment to formal rigor complements Aristotle's more intuitive approach to syllogistic.
Ben Carter and his group of exquisite dancers dove into formal rigor and came out with glinting gems that need a little visceral passion to balance and complicate the cerebral elegance and restraint of his work.
While his supporters may use it in effusive descriptions of his building's formal expressiveness, in the hands of his critics, it has become a potent means of implying that his designs lack the formal rigor that one should expect from architecture--another way of saying that the wild shapes that have made him famous are arbitrary, unmotivated, even willful.

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