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His passion for labour law was unmatched, but that passion never got in the way of his uncompromising intellectual rigour.
Under the agreement, the Programme will host two visiting fellows who exemplify the standards of academic excellence of both institutions, and who possess significant research concentration, publication history, and intellectual rigour.
A Labour member, Ms Banner may not subscribe to the party consensus on devolution, but it's a broad church and there are plenty of Labour AMs who lack her intellectual rigour and eloquence.
I think it really stems from a lack of intellectual rigour on their part, rather than a cruel streak.
In the revamped History Today's mission statement, the importance is emphasised of building on past strengths, particularly intellectual rigour.
AS murals depicting the Troubles are painted over with more positive images, it's all the more depressing to see graffiti muppets are not applying quite so much intellectual rigour.
I don't have the expertise to challenge P A Talbot's assessment of the intellectual rigour of an A-level in accounting, but we must be careful not to exaggerate the importance of the qualifications mentioned.
Whether we agree with his views or not, there was no questioning his absolute integrity, his intellectual rigour as a Parliamentary orator.
While this text does have some relevant contexts, accompanied by some interesting investigations, it lacks the intellectual rigour that one would expect from a senior science text and falls short of having a true enquiry focus.
Filled with platitudes, it lacks the intellectual rigour and clarity that characterises the writings of John Paul II, and other great defenders of Humanae vitae.
Lord Hutton, therefore, brought to bear all his intellectual rigour and logical analysis on the question: Did the Government honestly believe that Saddam had WMD and could put them into operation in 45 minutes with the capacity to damage British interests as far away as Cyprus?
Robert praised the intellectual rigour of Sister Rosemary's order and emphasized the significance of Christian-Buddhist encounter in south-east Asia.

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