Translation: from spanish

for knowledge's sake

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  • do something for its own sake — or do something for the sake of it or do something for something s sake do something for the sake of it or do something for something s sake to do something because you enjoy it or think it is important, not because you want to achieve an aim… …   English dictionary

  • do something for something's sake — do something for its own sake or do something for the sake of it or do something for something s sake do something for the sake of it or do something for something s sake to do something because you enjoy it or think it is important, not because… …   English dictionary

  • do something for its own sake — do something for the sake of it do something for something’s sake phrase to do something because you enjoy it or think it is important, not because you want to achieve an aim Encourage your children to seek knowledge for its own sake. I’m not… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Poetry for Poetry's Sake — Poetry for Poetry’s Sake was an inaugural lecture given at Oxford University by the English literary scholar Andrew Cecil Bradley on June 5, 1901 and published the same year by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. The topic of the speech is the role of …   Wikipedia

  • Sake — (s[=a]k), n. [OE. sake cause, also, lawsuit, fault, AS. sacu strife, a cause or suit at law; akin to D. zaak cause, thing, affair, G. sache thing, cause in law, OHG. sahha, Icel. s[ o]k, Sw. sak, Dan. sag, Goth. sakj[=o] strife, AS. sacan to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sake — For other uses, see Sake (disambiguation). Dedicated sake barrels at Itsukushima Shrine …   Wikipedia

  • sake — [ seık ] noun count usually singular ** 1. ) the benefit or good of someone or something: for someone s sake: We hope for her sake that the wedding goes as planned. for the sake of something: The regulation is not just for the protection of the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Knowledge —    1) To Exist Is to Be Perceived    It is indeed an opinion strangely prevailing amongst men, that houses, mountains, rivers, and, in a word, all sensible objects, have an existence, natural or real, distinct from their being perceived by the… …   Historical dictionary of quotations in cognitive science

  • Islamization of knowledge — is a term which describes a variety of attempts and approaches to synthesize the ethics of Islam with various fields of modern thought. Its end product would be a new ijma ( consensus ) among Muslims on an appropriate fiqh ( jurisprudence ) and a …   Wikipedia

  • Canadian Institute for Advanced Research — Founded in 1982, the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research is a virtual institute dedicated to collaborative advanced research and scholarship of relevance to the Canadian and global community. Membership of the institute is by invitation and… …   Wikipedia

  • Spinoza: metaphysics and knowledge — G.H.R.Parkinson The philosophical writings of Spinoza are notoriously obscure, and they have been interpreted in many ways. Some interpreters see Spinoza as (in the words of a contemporary)1 ‘the reformer of the new [sc. Cartesian] philosophy’.… …   History of philosophy


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