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  Medieval Theories of Demonstration (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Demonstrations concerning particulars, and demonstrations arguing from theorems in the science which are not traced back to first principles, are also demonstrations that it is the case.
So in the case of a natural demonstration, the subject is the causal outcome of the predicate (the noise, or thunder, results from the extinction of fire in a cloud), and is presupposed in it inasmuch as the point of the material events is to produce that outcome.
So prior to the proposed demonstration is a demonstration that the definition of the attribute belongs to the subject, because it belongs to whatever has the real definition of the subject.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/demonstration-medieval   (7882 words)

 Nighttime Visibility of Traffic Signs: Chapter 2 - Night Retroreflectivity Demonstration
The nighttime demonstrations of sign retroreflectivity were conducted to familiarize the workshop participants with the nighttime visual appearance of signs at various levels of retroreflectivity.
By taking part in the demonstration, participants were able to associate the visual appearance of the signs in their respective jurisdictions with the signs used in the nighttime demonstration, some of which were near research recommendations for minimum retroreflectivity levels.
The demonstration was conducted on several former runways and taxiways of the old airfield.
safety.fhwa.dot.gov /roadway_dept/retro/sa03002/chapter2.htm   (1844 words)

 Demonstration Farms
Demonstration farms show people what is possible with the land, and that there are a lot of options for them.
Demonstration farms are privately owned lands where conservation practices already are in place and working to improve the productivity of the farm.
Demonstration farms in different counties show problems and possible solutions, and no two counties are exactly alike.
mdc.mo.gov /conmag/1999/07/50.htm   (1574 words)

Demonstration is also useful in a variety of other adult-learning situations such as creating awareness and interest in a new procedure, teaching manipulative skills, or promoting confidence.
Planning a series of demonstrations will allow the skill to be divided into smaller steps and will give more time to the students to practice the skill with supervision and then receive feedback.
After everyone has successfully demonstrated their knowledge and skill in pitching a tent, the "striking" or disassembling and packing is demonstrated and practiced by each person in the group.
www.coginmotion.com /handbook/tech/demo.htm   (919 words)

 Technology Demonstration
Demonstration can often be the most trying component of any new technology and is sometimes referred to as the valley of death.
Demonstration Facility I is a 6000-square-foot facility containing seven pilot-scale units to demonstrate the combustion of solid and liquid fuels such as coal, biomass (rice hulls, switchgrass, sunflower hulls), sewage sludge, and oil slurries.
The Lorne "Mack" McEwen Demonstration Facility II is a 4000-square-foot high-bay area.
www.undeerc.org /demonstration   (619 words)

 SkyMap Pro 11 Demonstration Version
The demonstration version of SkyMap Pro 11 can be run on up to 15 separate days, after which it is disabled.
The demonstration version of SkyMap Pro 11 is 7.5MB in size, and comprises the program and manual, together with a small database of 15,000 stars (down to magnitude 7) and about 7,000 deep sky objects.
Printed star charts are "watermarked" to indicate that they were produced by the demonstration version of the program.
www.skymap.com /smp_eval.htm   (350 words)

 Chemistry Demonstrations
Disclaimer: The demonstrations contained and referenced herein are listed for the purposes of cataloging and describing chemistry demonstrations, and should only be conducted by qualified chemists who are aware of proper chemical and apparatus usage.
Many of the demonstrations have been filmed and are available on CD-rom in the "Chemistry Comes Alive!" series through JCE Software.
For those demos involving toxic chemicals or explosions, using a filmed version of the demonstration will always be safer than a live showing of the demonstration.
genchem.chem.wisc.edu /demonstrations   (249 words)

 Compost/Mulch Agricultural Demonstration Projects
Numerous growers that participated in the agricultural demonstrations had never used compost, composted mulch or green waste previously and were willing to experiment with these products made primarily from curbside-collected, yard trimmings.
The CIWMB funded thirteen demonstration projects focusing on agricultural or soil erosion issues between 1994 and 2002 to promote use of curbside-collected green material.
The Monterey Bay project demonstrated the value of on-farm composting and increased awareness of the potential benefits of compost use in Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz counties on plots of broccoli, cauliflower, lettuce, onions, potatoes, and beets.
www.ciwmb.ca.gov /Organics/Farming/AgDemos/default.htm   (1610 words)

 Possible Demonstrative Speech Ideas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Below are possible demonstrative speech topics ideas to help you think of a topic of your own.
You are not required to use any of these topics and are encouraged to develop one of your own based on your own interests.
Another factor in picking a topic that will result in a successful demonstrative speech is to choose something that has a concrete ending point to it (which often means a final product).
home.earthlink.net /~speechcom/dtopics.htm   (695 words)

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The roadside demonstration was in reaction to evictions of tenants and sharecroppers by local landlords who, by abandoning the share and rental systems of farm production in favor of day labor, were able to pocket government parity payments for crop reductions under the Agricultural Adjustment Act.
The demonstration was intended to draw the attention of the federal government to the plight of tenants and sharecroppers, and Whitfield and STFU leaders immediately began lobbying the Farm Security Administration (FSA) for relief for the demonstrators.
The demonstrators and their representatives rejected the proposal, however, because the croppers and tenants would still be isolated and under the control of landlords.
www.umsl.edu /services/library/blackstudies/homeless.htm   (1416 words)

 OHRM - Demo - Demonstration Project Newsletter 6
Comparisons were drawn between the Demonstration Group and the Comparison Group in order to examine the impact of the Project’s interventions.
Similar patterns emerge in the demonstration group versus comparison group as to how all fare in terms of average performance based pay increases or bonuses.
Communication continues to be critical to countering any misperceptions about the results of the Demonstration Project and to gain understanding and acceptance of the results among all employees.
ohrm.os.doc.gov /Demo/dev01_000099   (924 words)

 Demonstration - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Look up demonstration in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.
Demonstration (teaching), a way of teaching by, for example, performing a certain action so others can see and learn from it
Demonstration of force, the show of armed forces and their capabilities
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demonstration   (112 words)

 A "Demonstration Project" Equals No Medicare Reform
The demonstration project was hobbled by dozens of statutory and regulatory conditions.
Recent demonstrations of the concept were fraught with operational obstacles, fierce industry opposition at the national and local levels, and congressional hostility.
Demonstrations are often portrayed as easier to enact and put into place than national reforms; but the curious feature of a limited Medicare demonstration project, such as that currently being proposed by the House and Senate leadership, is that the reverse often turns out to be true.
www.heritage.org /Research/HealthCare/BG1708.cfm   (2473 words)

 Medicare VA Subvention Demonstration
Enrollment in the DoD demonstration began in August 1998, and we signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Veterans Affairs on the VA demonstration in May 1999.
The DoD demonstration is limited to coordinated care by statute and, for good reasons, we have limited the proposed VA demonstration to coordinated care.
It also means the demonstration will more likely remain within the spending caps established in the memorandum of agreement, thereby minimizing the likelihood that participation will be curtailed later in the demonstration.
www.os.dhhs.gov /asl/testify/t990701b.html   (1524 words)

 Stryker Roundtable and Air Deployability Demonstration
During the demonstration, a Stryker off-loaded from a C-130 aircraft and reconfigured for operations.
After the demonstration, the participating officers and soldiers from 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry, Ft. Lewis, Wash., and Stryker subject matter experts and C-17 and C-130 aircrew and loadmasters were available for interviews.
On Oct. 19, members of the media were invited to attend a demonstration of the Army's high- speed vessel, the HSV-X1 Joint Venture, with Stryker and Bradley combat vehicles on board, on a trip on the Potomac River.
www.army.mil /features/strykerDemo/default.htm   (1021 words)

 2005.10.19: HHS Approves Innovative Medicaid Reform Demonstration in Florida
In requesting this historic demonstration program, Florida officials determined that their Medicaid growth rate of 13 percent per annum for the past six years was unsustainable.
Under the Section 1115 demonstration granted today, Florida will calculate an annual amount that it will provide for each enrollee which will be determined by reviewing the enrollee’s “risk” or health status and historic use of health care services.
The demonstration will also establish a fund of $1 billion annually to help the state pay safety-net providers caring for the uninsured.
www.hhs.gov /news/press/2005pres/20051019.html   (737 words)

 Hollister Rand: Touching the Spirit World through psychic demonstrations
At each demonstration, the emphasis is on the spontaneous giving of messages to people in the "audience" from loved ones living in the spirit world.
And although not everyone at the demonstration receives a reading, it has been my experience time and again, that everyone walks away with something - - even possibly a new understanding of what the other side of life is like.
Each demonstration is different because the mix of people at the demonstration (both those seen and unseen) is different every time.
www.hollisterrand.com /demo.cfm   (329 words)

 Buy this Information Kiosk for promontional events - Displays2go
The sturdy portable demonstration kiosk is perfect for short term retail displays or traveling promotions because it folds down to a portable easy to transport size.
This portable demonstration kiosk is durably constructed from plastics and includes a carrying bag and blank header.
A portable demonstration kiosk such as a information center, business kiosk or event kiosk is perfect for localizing information distribution at any event.
www.displays2go.com /product.asp?ID=5276   (449 words)

 Demonstration sport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A demonstration sport is a sport which is played in order to promote itself, most commonly during the Olympic Games, but also at other sporting events.
Demonstration sports were officially introduced in 1912 Summer Olympics, when Sweden decided to include glima, traditional Scandinavian wrestling, in the Olympic program, but with its medals not counting as "official".
Demonstration sports were suspended in 1992, as the Olympic program grew bigger and it became more difficult for the organizing committees to give them the appropriate attention, since the IOC required the same treatment to be dispensed for official and demonstration sports.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demonstration_sport   (384 words)

 Calculus Graphics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The problem involved is the standard one of determining the volume of the intersection of two cylinders.
The demonstration goes on to show how to cut the object up into a stack of squares (shown here with the intersection of the cylinders being only partly transparent).
We review the general principle for computing volumes and, after some work at the flboard and interactive discussion of how to compute the cross-sectional area we need (assuming the cylinders have radius 1 unit), we are able to compute the volume of the object.
www.ima.umn.edu /~arnold/calculus/twocyls/graphics.html   (259 words)

 The Singleton Simplex Demonstration
The demonstration was developed to test the concepts that form the Simplex Architecture and to provide a tangible example of those principals in action.
A typical demonstration session includes showing the inverted pendulum under active control, how the active controller (the leader) can be changed either by the user or when failure is detected and how controller software can be modified.
The Legacy Demonstration includes a slightly modified version of the Singleton Demonstration; it was used as the upgrade system.
www.sei.cmu.edu /simplex/demonstrations/singleton.html   (879 words)

 "inQuiry Almanack" - Spotlighting... - March, 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This simple demonstration shows how a screw is actually an inclined plane.
You may want to do this as a demonstration for your class or have every student make their own.
Position the shortest side (5 inches) of the triangle along the side of the pencil and then evenly wrap the paper around the pencil by rolling the pencil.
sln.fi.edu /qa97/spotlight3/screwdemo.html   (87 words)

 The Multiprocessor Simplex Demonstration
Unlike some designs, the Multiprocessor Demonstration does not select the median of the outputs or require that individual systems synchronize their output.
Similarly, the Multiprocessor Demonstration allows the use of heterogeneous hardware to be used, either for safety considerations or as partial replacements for upgrade purposes.
The Distributed Demonstration further explores the application of the Simplex Architecture to a distributed system.
www.sei.cmu.edu /simplex/demonstrations/multiprocessor.html   (883 words)

 Doug Engelbart 1968 Demo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
But the mouse was only one of many innovations demonstrated that day, including hypertext, object addressing and dynamic file linking, as well as shared-screen collaboration involving two persons at different sites communicating over a network with audio and video interface.
Doug demonstrates capability of NLS to jump between levels in the architecture of a text, making cross references, creating Internal linking and live hyperlinks within a file.
Introduction to next part of the program, shifting from illustrative material to the inner workings of the system that enable a knowledge worker to have this system at his or her disposal all day long.
sloan.stanford.edu /MouseSite/1968Demo.html   (1648 words)

 Demonstration FAQ~Web-based SOL Technology Initiative
The Demonstration Phase was a specific phase of the SOL Technology Initiative planned by the Department of Education in order to 1) show the viability of delivering online SOL tests in Virginia, and 2) gain a clearer understanding of the technical and assessment issues associated with delivering high stakes tests electronically over the Internet.
Nine high schools served as "demonstration sites" where three selected vendors implemented their test delivery software, trained members of the high schools' faculty and staff, and in the spring of 2001, conducted simulated online SOL tests with the high school students.
As part of the application process to become a demonstration site, participating school and school division network management personnel agreed to work and meet regularly with the Web-based SOL Technology Initiative teams and vendors.
www.pen.k12.va.us /VDOE/Technology/soltech/FAQ/demonstration.htm   (869 words)

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 Counter Demonstration Highland, NJ May 4, 2003
As one Jewish demonstrator explained to a local supporter, it does not matter if the ruler of Palestine is Yasser Arafat or Saddam Hussein.
Although the demonstration was small, it was a success, as it achieved the intended purpose, which was to make sure that such a shameless display of ethnic nationalism would not go unconfronted.
It is hoped that this demonstration might encourage some misguided Zionists to turn back to Judaism.
www.nkusa.org /activities/Demonstrations/highlandnj03.cfm   (679 words)

This is a demonstration of the features of our advertising software.
Of course we can't read the minds of people who visit websites but we can try by placing the ads in a location where people that would do business with you may be looking.
This demonstration will show the basics of the advertisements as well as many of the advanced features of the software.
www.motorcycleadvertising.com /demo_intro.html   (191 words)

 Protest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Demonstrators march in the street while protesting the World Bank and International Monetary Fund on April 16, 2005.
Demonstration against the NATO summit in Istanbul, 2004.
In such a case, counter-protesters demonstrate their support for the person, policy, action, etc. that is the subject of the original protest.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Protest   (608 words)

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