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regress

Logic a supposed explanation each stage of which requires to be similarly explained, as saying that knowledge requires a justification in terms of propositions themselves known to be true
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In many cases, affluent children will actually gain in reading outcomes over the holiday, while poor kids regress.
Applying this procedure to Meillassoux's philosophy, Harman claims that the infinite regress that the principle of sufficient reason leads to does not amount to an absurdity, since there is no contradiction involved in an infinite regress of sufficient reasons.
Breast cancers detected by mammography screening do not spontaneously disappear or regress if left untreated, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR).
The remaining 245 patients had definite steatohepatitis at baseline, of which 58% failed to regress at all, 20% regressed to borderline, 11% regressed to fatty liver disease without steatohepatitis, and 11% regressed to normal.
By maintaining mouse embryonic stem cells under certain conditions, they found that cells appear to regress and resemble extremely early embryo cells that can form any kind of cell including placenta and yolk sac cells.
Matthew Clark, 39, and sibling Michael, 42, from Hull, have a brain disease which has caused them to regress to a childlike state forcing them to move back in with their parents so they can receive the daily care they need.
Readers familiar with Anglo-American analytic epistemology are doubtless familiar with the concepts of regress and coherence, but since Reason Papers is an interdisciplinary journal, and both concepts are of relevance to this issue, a short primer on the subject may be in order.
a biotech company focused on the research and development of compounds to regress atherosclerotic plaque, has released financial results for fiscal 2011.
Of the 10 evaluation items, Taiwan makes progress in four and suffers regress in five, with one remaining unchanged.
Such intuitions must somehow stop the regress of a priori justifications, and the only way that they can do this is by providing a priori justification without requiring it themselves (i.
I AGREE with Pete Waterman, if we don't progress we regress, everywhere was once green but we have to move forward.
Researchers from this study suspect that up to one fifth of breast cancer may spontaneously regress if left alone.