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substantive
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

12 uses
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Definition
important or significant in quantity
  • The Chairman said, "What is your substantive field?"
    Part 4 (9% in)
  • This time, however, he had all summer to think about why his field should be substantive or methodological, and all that summer that is what he did.
    Part 4 (9% in)
  • In the forests near the timberline he ate Swiss cheese, slept on pine-bough beds, drank mountain stream water and thought about Quality and substantive and methodological fields.
    Part 4 (10% in)
  • No academic discipline is without both substantive and methodological aspects.
    Part 4 (10% in)
  • "Substance" and "substantive" really corresponded to "object" and "objectivity," which he'd rejected in order to arrive at a nondualistic concept of Quality.
    Part 4 (10% in)
  • His thesis not be a part of a substantive field, because to accept a split into substantive and methodological was to deny the existence of Quality.
    Part 4 (11% in)
  • His thesis not be a part of a substantive field, because to accept a split into substantive and methodological was to deny the existence of Quality.
    Part 4 (11% in)
  • Substantive field?
    Part 4 (11% in)
  • Phaedrus' provocation informed the Chairman that his substantive field was now philosophy, not English composition.
    Part 4 (18% in)
  • However, he said, the division of study into substantive and methodological fields was an outgrowth of the Aristotelian dichotomy of form and substance, which nondualists had little use for, the two being identical.
    Part 4 (18% in)
  • Since his substantive field was philosophy, he should apply to the philosophy department, not the committee.
    Part 4 (20% in)
  • Areté is dead and science, logic and the University as we know it today have been given their founding charter: to find and invent an endless proliferation of forms about the substantive elements of the world and call these forms knowledge, and transmit these forms to future generations.
    Part 4 (64% in)

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