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The action or process of understanding, as opposed to imagination.
- ‘Mithen's book speaks to the assumptions behind a long-entrenched intellectual culture that has privileged intellection over artistic expression and the individual over the group.’
- ‘How, otherwise, is intellection possible if I can jointly believe that humans were once apes, but then again weren't?’
- ‘There are different kinds of intellection, and I think some of them are much more canny about tacit, implicit knowledge, than about scientific or explicit knowledge.’
- ‘Any definition of intellection or perception, therefore, that splits them into two disparate parts, misunderstands the nature of knowledge and of reality.’
- ‘Writing was the great discovery, her process of intellection, the frontier.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.