Quotes of Phenomena

  1. Poetry is but another form of inquiry into the nature of phenomena using with its own unique procedures and tools. – John Barton
  2. Interesting phenomena occur when two or more rhythmic patterns are combined, and these phenomena illustrate very aptly the enrichment of information that occurs when one description is combined with another. – Gregory Bateson
  3. In my model, important interference phenomena arise when individual strata come into contact. These chaotic fluctuations are, I suppose, what my music is really 'about.' – Brian Ferneyhough
  4. Nowadays even presidents, vice -presidents, and heads of big agencies are opening their minds to accept psychic phenomena because they know it works. – Uri Geller
  5. Unlike scientism, science in the true sense of the word is open to unbiased investigation of any existing phenomena – Stanislav Grof
  6. Painting will have to deal more fully and less obliquely with life and nature's phenomena before it can again become great. – Edward Hopper
  7. The ideal of a pure phenomenology will be perfected only by answering this question; pure phenomenology is to be separated sharply from psychology at large and, specifically, from the descriptive psychology of the phenomena of consciousness. – Edmund Husserl
  8. The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life. It is present in the infinity of forms and phenomena that exist in all of creation. – Michael Jackson
  9. But this emphasis would be lavished in vain, if it served, in your opinion, only to abstract a general type from phenomena whose particularity in our work would remain the essential thing for you, and whose original arrangement could be broken up only artificially. – Jacques Lacan
  10. As a consequence, geneticists described evolution simply as a change in gene frequencies in populations, totally ignoring the fact that evolution consists of the two simultaneous but quite separate phenomena of adaptation and diversification. – Ernst Mayr
  11. For many years I had heard about an underworld consisting of people who act out a vampire fantasy while I was living in New York. Fortunately for me there are also several books on the phenomena – James Patterson
  12. In order to accommodate to change and to the contrast of phenomena the intellect does not require any shocks and inner upheavals; it is only through such upheavals that the more conservative mind could accommodate to the metropolitan rhythm of events. – Georg Simmel
  13. All phenomena are real in some sense, unreal in some sense, meaningless in some sense, real and meaningless in some sense, unreal and meaningless in some sense, and real and unreal and meaningless in some sense. – Robert Anton Wilson
  14. Hence, even in the domain of natural science the aid of the experimental method becomes indispensable whenever the problem set is the analysis of transient and impermanent phenomena and not merely the observation of persistent and relatively constant objects. – Wilhelm Wundt

Usage examples for Phenomena

  1. The question arises,- In what manner has this set of phenomena originated? – Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws by James Buchanan
  2. I think you will agree that the phenomena are very beautiful, and that the subject, commonplace and familiar though it is, has yet proved worthy of an hour's attention. – The Splash of a Drop by A. M. Worthington
  3. He had, of course, absorbed the current belief, but he did not hesitate to give his own interpretation and explanation of phenomena – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  4. As we continued to study the phenomena that was gradually unfolded beneath us we thought that we could detect in many places evidences of the existence of strong fortifications. – Edison's Conquest of Mars by Garrett Putman Serviss
  5. The problem of drying wood in the best manner divides itself into two distinct parts, one of which is entirely concerned with the behavior of the wood itself and the physical phenomena involved, while the other part has to do with the control of the drying process. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  6. The most familiar phenomena are often the least understood, and Miss Craven's intelligence was daily baffled by the problem of Audrey. – Audrey Craven by May Sinclair
  7. To be sure, he says: " We attribute Personality to the divine Being, because we cannot otherwise refer to any source the phenomena that show Will and Intellect." – Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890 by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  8. He must hold the mirror up not only to nature, regarded as phenomena but to the human soul, and he must perceive the relation of that human soul to the universal. –  by
  9. We must then mitigate these morbid phenomena either by bleeding or purging. – On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment by Honoré Bourguignon
  10. Can you explain away, reasonably, on any other grounds than those which I state, the phenomena of My life? – Paradoxes of Catholicism by Robert Hugh Benson
  11. We do then constantly perceive material phenomena created out of nothing, by human will. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  12. I am only concerned with a series of phenomena developed through several years, as effects of pressure acting upon a judiciary, exposed as the judiciary, under our system, is exposed. – The Theory of Social Revolutions by Brooks Adams
  13. Talent, will, genius, are natural phenomena like the lake, the volcano, the mountain, the wind, the star, the cloud. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  14. May Heaven grant that you, highly esteemed sir and patron, will take the contents and expression of these lines in good part, and that you will not for a moment doubt that always and in all circumstances I shall look upon you as one of the most sympathetic phenomena that have entered my existence. – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  15. I have been working on short wave phenomena for some time. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  16. The qualities of this ether are the possibilities of life and spirit and to it for explanation we refer all psychic phenomena – Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science by Hudson Tuttle
  17. The senses perceive only qualities, phenomena – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin
  18. We have to think here of such phenomena as those which are described in Exod. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  19. The primary laws and principles once understood, it becomes easy to reason from and to explain through them, the various phenomena which they produce. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  20. Browning's eye was an instrument made for exact and minute records of natural phenomena – Robert Browning by Edward Dowden