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- Still, this is a Frank Black album, with its obscure references and abstruse lyrics.
- Is the reader of this text assumed to be put off by difficult, abstruse, theory-driven contemporary art and hungry for work that claims to be more directly understood?
- Josh's mind boggled in the futile effort to penetrate the abstruse complexity of an esoteric form of thinking that was altogether foreign to him.
- He was a singularly modest man with a passion for accuracy and a gift for the lucid exposition of difficult and abstruse problems.
- The language is abstruse and esoteric, almost incomprehensible, the ‘discourse’ inaccessible except to the initiates.
- And he covers what could be fairly abstruse philosophical questions in a remarkably clear and simple way.
- The popularity of the scripture in east Asia is no doubt due to its doctrinal simplicity; it makes only the two primary points listed above, and eschews discussions of abstruse philosophical matters.
- Now, this is not an abstruse philosophical distinction that we are seeking to make.
- Reform of British institutions, like national health and education, are simply too abstruse for most Americans to understand.
- You will not find ‘society’ reflected in the ethical committees that labour so long and hard over abstruse points and moral issues.
- Its abstruse style may be hard going for those who are not so prepared.
- Similarly astronauts, today's counterpart of the pioneer ocean-crossers of yesteryear, seem by no means youthful and tend to have doctorates in the most abstruse subjects.
- For you, is it a way of making philosophy, which actually often seems quite abstruse, into something more personal and practical?
- The books range from abstruse scholarship to collections of jokes to model questions for the West Bengal Civil Service entry exam.
- So the causes of China's ‘miracle’ are neither exotic nor abstruse.
- These analyses have varied from abstruse academic works at one end to crude ‘how to get rich quick by writing a novel’ manuals at the other.
- We are talking about design and visual culture here, after all, not abstruse aspects of philosophy.
- The catchy title and cover art attracted many to a tome that otherwise would have been considered way too abstruse to bother with.
- Newman's passion for abstruse matters of theology strikes Wilson as escapism or worse.
- He missed lectures, dropped out of courses, spent long nights reading abstruse texts, and slept during the day.