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point of departure

[′pȯint əv di′pär·chər]
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Ingrid Rowland's "Giordano Bruno and Neapolitan Neoplatonism" contains fresh points of departure from which she explores the youthful Bruno's background, studying logic at the school of Teofilo da Vairano, who (and this point Rowland takes into serious consideration) came from the Neapolitan Neoplatonic environment which revolved around the Augustinian Egidio da Viterbo, in addition to other notable protagonists of humanism such as Pontano, Cariteo, and Sannazaro.
The restaurant for Blackpool Zoo and perhaps one or two tiny bits and pieces are his built work, but his concepts and drawings have become essential points of departure for any architect who values time, effort, resource, strategy or effectiveness.
Wheeldon, who is a member of New York City Ballet, refers to Balanchine's works throughout Corybantic Ecstasies, but as points of departure, not imitations, by a choreographer deeply schooled in the neoclassical style.
While you will have to wait for future discussions for the answer to this burning question, the eight articles you are about to read offer several points of departure, six by authors affiliated with graduate level institutions and two with community colleges.
His points of departure are the dramatic defeats suffered by the forces of white expansionism at roughly the same time - Little Big Horn in 1876 and Isandhlwana in 1879.