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praxis

1. the practice and practical side of a profession or field of study, as opposed to the theory
2. a practical exercise

praxis

(MARXISM) purposive action (including political action) to alter the material and social world, including Man himself. As a central general concept within Marxism, ‘praxis’ draws attention to the socially constructed nature of economic and social institutions and the possibility of changing these – humanity's capacity for freedom, which cannot be achieved entirely at the individual level. Praxis can be given more specific meanings, e.g. ‘revolutionary praxis’, but its main use is as a general concept capable of receiving a variety of emphases, for example, in some uses (within Marxism) a tension may exist between praxis and necessity.
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One can argue that using UAI is praxis at its best.
Lo que en Hegel y Marx resultaba teoricamente insuficiente se transmitio a la praxis historica; por eso se ha de reflexionar teoricamente de nuevo, en lugar de que el pensamiento se pliegue irracionalmente a la primacia de la praxis; ella misma era un concepto eminentemente teorico.
In this study, we examine the Praxis I testing program, which is a set of tests developed and administered by ETS.
Pertence a esse movimento tanto quem toma parte nessa praxis teologal (povo de Deus em geral e, dentro dele, quem exerce algum ministerio, ordenado ou nao) quanto quem se dedica a seu momento mais explicitamente teorico-teologico (pregacao, catequese, formacao e teologia no sentido mais estrito do termo); tanto o famoso teologo Leonardo Boff e o grande bispo profeta Pedro Casaldalida, quanto as inumeras organizacoes e liderancas eclesiais, famosas ou anonimas, quanto, ainda, todos os que se vinculam e, de uma forma o de outra, tomam parte nesse jeito de ser igreja, de viver e pensar a fe.
NYSE: CSRA) has agreed to acquire Maryland, US-based consulting and solutions firm to the intelligence community Praxis Engineering Technologies Inc.
Praxis is a consulting and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and systems engineering technologies.
I love what you're doing at Praxis, and I have lots of questions.
The expanded multifamily operation will be integrated with the existing Praxis family of companies.
Keywords: Women's Studies Programs, Feminist Praxis, WGS practicums, neoliberal university
Gary Roberts, director and head of capital markets at Praxis, said: "This acquisition highlights our understanding of discreet market fundamentals and our ability to identify specific opportunities within those markets where the appeal to occupiers can be increased.
In this edition of Nursing Praxis in New Zealand we have listed the names of those people who have reviewed the articles submitted for consideration in the past year.
Praxis said that the survey shows doctors are being forced to switch EHRs and points to widespread dissatisfaction among physicians who've switched.