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**Mill, John Stuart: Logic and metaphysics**— J.S.Mill Logic and metaphysics John Skorupski ENLIGHTENMENT AND ROMANTICISM IN MILL’S PHILOSOPHY Mill’s importance as one of the major figures of nineteenth century politics and culture, and the current interest in him as a moral and political… …42

**contract**— contractee, n. contractible, adj. contractibility, contractibleness, n. contractibly, adv. n., adj., and usu. for v. 16 18, 22, 23 /kon trakt/; otherwise v. /keuhn trakt /, n. 1. an agreement between two or more parties for the doing or not doing …43

**Sophists (The)**— The sophists G. B. Kerferd In the fifth century BC the term sophistēs was used in Greece as a name to designate a particular profession, that of certain travelling teachers who went from city to city giving lectures and providing instruction in a …44

**Syro-Palestinian archaeology**— is a term used to refer to archaeological research conducted in the southern Levant. Palestinian archaeology is also commonly used in its stead,Davis, 2004, p. 146.] Dever, 2001, p. 61.] particularly when the area of inquiry centers on ancient… …45

**Economics of global warming**— This article describes the economics of global warming and climate change. Contents 1 Definitions 2 Climate change science 3 Scenarios 4 Trends and projections …46

**1 − 2 + 3 − 4 + · · ·**— In mathematics, 1 − 2 + 3 − 4 + … is the infinite series whose terms are the successive positive integers, given alternating signs. Using sigma summation notation the sum of the first m terms of the series can be expressed as:sum {n=1}^m n( 1)^{n …47

**assignment**— as·sign·ment n 1: the act of assigning 2 a: a position, post, or office to which one is assigned b: a task assigned 3: a present transfer of property or rights absolute assignment: an assignment in which the transfer is complete and leaves the… …48

**Automatic summarization**— is the creation of a shortened version of a text by a computer program. The product of this procedure still contains the most important points of the original text. The phenomenon of information overload has meant that access to coherent and… …49

**Bayes' theorem**— In probability theory, Bayes theorem (often called Bayes law after Thomas Bayes) relates the conditional and marginal probabilities of two random events. It is often used to compute posterior probabilities given observations. For example, a… …50

**Credit default swap**— If the reference bond performs without default, the protection buyer pays quarterly payments to the seller until maturity …