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Controversy

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Avignon
location of alternate papacy (1309–1377). [Fr. Hist.: Bishop, 376]
Birth of a Nation, The
film elicits emotional response (1915). [Am. Cinema: Griffith, 36–39]
Chicago 8 trial
alleged ringleaders of Chicago riots tried in circus atmosphere (1969). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 630]
Drell Scott decision
Supreme Court decision concerning freedom of slaves (1857). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 151–152]
Origin of Species, The
once revolutionary theory of evolution and natural selection (1859). [Br. Science: The Origin of Species]
Pentagon Papers
Defense Department’s Vietnam policy papers leaked to press. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 376]
Rite of Spring, The
Stravinsky’s score caused riot at premiere (1913). [Music Hist.: Thompson, 1900]
Sacco and Vanzetti
(Nicola, 1891–1927) (Bartolomeo, 1888–1927) Italian immigrants tried and executed for murder in witch-hunt for anarchists. [Am. Hist.: Sacco-Vanzetti Case: A Transcript]
Scopes trial
concerning the teaching of evolution in public schools (1925). [Am. Hist.: Allen, 142–146]
Scottsboro Case
cause célèbre concerning nine Negro men, two white girls (1931). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 753]
scrap of paper
pre-WWI Belgian neutrality; German disregard precipitated British involvement. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 450]
Stamp Act
legislative development contributing to American Revolution (1765). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 475]
Tonkin Gulf
disputed N. Vietnamese attacks escalated U.S. war effort (1964). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 595]
Warren Report
government’s much disputed conclusion that President Kennedy’s assassin acted alone. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 594]
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Hampshire county council invites applications from suitably experienced organisations who wish to be considered for selection to deliver an sen disagreement resolution and mediation service for hampshire.
"This disagreement resulted in allegations of assault from both parties.
Sloan, "I propose we postpone further discussion of this matter until our next meeting to give ourselves time to develop disagreement and perhaps gain some understanding of what the decision is all about." There are three reasons why dissent is needed.
The matches between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe were scheduled to be played next month but the board said that Afghanistan decided to pull out of the tour due to disagreement over broadcasting issues.
Disagreement and the implications thereof have emerged as a central preoccupation of recent analytic philosophy.
It is understood that a short time before the collision, Mr Li had been involved in a disagreement with the driver of a white Ford Transit van.
A number of philosophers have argued that a Darwinist view of morality is metaethically significant because it shows that moral beliefs are counterfactually subject to disagreement. (5) This line of thought could also explain why the often-noted contingency of our moral beliefs is epistemically problematic.
But the conventional wisdom is that they should not be too swayed by such disagreement and should do their best to decide the case by their own lights.
Knut secretary general Wilson Sossion told journalists in Nairobi that the union has applied for a certificate of disagreement to initiate the process of calling the strike.
Some voters who self-identified as Christian were "pro-choice" while others were "pro-life." In this article we will apply insights from the current literature on epistemic peer disagreement to argue for the following two theses: 1.
disagreements with KPMG on any matter of accounting principles or practices, financial statement disclosure or auditing scope or procedures, which disagreements if not resolved to their satisfaction would have caused them to make reference in connection with their opinion to the subject matter of the disagreement, or 2.