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  1. "Oracles" is the first full-length studio album by Italian technical death metal band Fleshgod Apocalypse.
  2. "Oracles" is a musical album of The Ruffled Feathers.
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"Oracles" is a book by Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel.

  • genre: Speculative fiction
  • copyright: 2004-02

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Google previewThe Philosophy of Science (1997)

Science and Objectivity by George Couvalis

In a world which contains gods, relying on certain oracles is an appropriate way to gain knowledge, while much of experience is untrustworthy as it might be produced by malignant deities. Further, Feyerabend says that what constitutes knowledge depends on the world picture one is talking within.

Google previewApparitions, Healings, and Weeping Madonnas (2004)

Christianity and the Paranormal by Lisa J. Schwebel

The similarity between contemporary religious seers and the classical tradition of oracles is an area that warrants closer examination. XVithin the larger social context, there has been a marked and significant increase in the public's interest in the paranormal — especially in the area of knowledge about the future. According to a 1988 National Chamber of Commerce survey, Americans spend more than $35 million a year on astrology readings. Horoscope columns rank behind only ...

Google previewDamascius' Problems and Solutions Concerning First Principles (2010)

by Damaskios, Sara Ahbel-Rappe

Chaldean Oracles is that found in the context of Damascius' discussion of cognition, listed as fragment 1 in the edition of Des Places: There is an intelligible [object] that you should know with the flower of your mind. If you incline your mind toward it and know it as something, you cannot know it. For it is the power of strength that shines on all sides, flashing with the intellectual rays. Do not then know that intelligible with force, but with the subtle flame of subtle mind that measures all ...

Google previewAdvances in Information and Computer Security (2008)

Third International Workshop on Security, IWSEC 2008, Kagawa, Japan, November 25-27, 2008. Proceedings by Kanta Matsuura, Eiichiro Fujisaki

However, to our knowledge, the efficient batch verification of short signatures in a single-signer setting without random oracles is a challenging open problem. In this paper, we propose a new signature scheme from Gentry IBE that is as efficient as the BLS short signature scheme in batch verification. We are able to prove its se- curity without random oracles. Our signature is approximately 320 bits in length, and a verification requires only two pairings for verifying n signatures from a ...

Google previewThe Crayon (1856)

by William James Stillman, John Durand

The Pagan Oracles is an historical disquisition. The Revolution of Greece a Review of Thomas Gordon's history of that event.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning (2011)

by Norbert M. Seel

Proactive Learning is a generalized form of active learning where the learner must reach out to multiple oracles exhibiting different costs and reliabilities (label noise). One of its major goals is to capture the cost-noise trade-off in oracle selection. Sequential active learning exhibits coarse accuracy at the beginning and progressively refines prediction at later stages. The ability to learn oracle accuracies over time and select better oracles or oracle ensembles leads to potentially faster ...

Google previewAn historical and critical dictionary, selected and abridged (1826)

by Pierre Bayle

ORACLES. Agesipolis, king of Lacedemon, once sent to Del phi to know if the opinion of Apollo was agreeable to that given on ...

Google previewAn Historical and Critical Dictionary (1826)

by Pierre Bayle

ORACLES. Agesipolis, king of Lacedemon, once sent to Delphi to know if the opinion of Apollo was agreeable to that given on ...

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Dr. Johnson has said that the chief glory of a country arises from its authors. But then that is only as they are oracles of wisdom; unless they teach virtue, they are more worthy of a halter than of the laurel. (Jane Porter)
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Scrabble value of O1R1A1C3L1E1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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