Category Archives: Glossary

Gloss, Year

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … @ K. 2008 05 07 Even our science is still ridiculously anthropomorphic and earth-centered. A “year”? If a year is the time it takes for one … Continue reading

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Gloss, Vanity

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … All is vanity, saith the Preacher. If all is vanity then anything the Preacher can say is likewise vanity. Then anything God could do is vanity: … Continue reading

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Gloss, Truth

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … Is truth a “thing”? Can the court be serious when it demands that you tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth? Has … Continue reading

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Gloss, Translate

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … Be aware that pk seldom uses the word translate without having in mind the medieval version of the concept. The bulk of the time the Chruch … Continue reading

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Gloss, Time

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … I’ve written soo much on time. See especially my note on Prigogine. And Search. Glossary Menu

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Gloss, Superstition, Religion

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … Superstition / Religion Superstition Someone else’s religion Religion Your own superstition Glossary Menu

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Gloss, Thing

Knatz.com / Teaching / Scholarship / Glossary / Definitions, Ironies, Semiotic Whirligigs, Wisecracks … Thing I take time now to address one other “thing”. The “th” suggests Scandinavian origins. Sure enough, etymologists trace the word to Icelandic, the oldest discernible … Continue reading

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