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  Prudence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prudence is also in use as a given name, usually of feminine use, the name is a Medieval form of Prudentia, which is derived of from the English word, prudence.
Prudence Halliwell known mainly as Prue was one of the lead charcters on the TV show Charmed until her death at the end of the third season.
Prudence King mostly called Prue; she is the main character of Love Lessons, a novel by Children's Laureate, Jacqueline Wilson.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prudence   (616 words)

Besides the prudence which is the fruit of training and experience, and is developed into a stable habit by repeated acts, there is another sort termed "infused".
Although acquired prudence considered as a principle of operation is quite compatible with sin in the agent, still it is well to note that vice obscures or at times utterly beclouds its judgment.
Imprudence in so far as it implies a want of obligatory prudence and not a mere gap in practical mentality is a sin, not however always necessarily distinct from the special wicked indulgence which it happens to accompany.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12517b.htm   (760 words)

 Prudence edited by Robert Hariman
This commitment to a wider sense of prudence is reflected in a second assumption, which is that there has been a basic division within the history of prudence between an emphasis on rational calculation, on the one hand, and intelligible performance, on the other.
Prudence became articulated in public debate according to a central tension between audacity and accommodation, each of which was the center for a cluster of terms that were used to describe and motivate political action.
Oravec argues that the conjunction of a domesticating propriety and a denuded sense of prudence remains characteristic of the mass audience that is presumed to be incapable of active participation in democratic governance.
www.psupress.org /Justataste/samplechapters/justatasteHariman.html   (8986 words)

 prudence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Prudence's father, Barker's Bull-Dozer ("Dozer"), was one of those pups born in the quarantine kennels.
Prudence was awarded a hip-score of 8 by the British Veterinary Association, which also placed her amongst the best hip-scored American Bulldogs in the United Kingdom, alongside her father.
Prudence lived in the house with us as an honorary member of the family and we are very sad that her life had to be cut short.
www.doggehouse.co.uk /prudence.htm   (369 words)

 The Virtue of Prudence
Prudence is the application of universal principles to particular situations, and so an understanding of universal moral principles is absolutely necessary.
But since prudence deals in particulars, in the here and now of real situations, a number of other intellectual qualities are also necessary if one is to choose rightly, qualities that one does not necessarily acquire in a classroom setting.
If prudence is the proper application of universal principles to particular situations, then prudence demands that one continue to ponder the implications of the first principle of morality and the secondary precepts of natural law.
catholiceducation.org /articles/education/ed0282.html   (7384 words)

Prudence resides in the intellect and is natural, that is, acquired by our own acts but also supernatural, infused with sanctifying grace.
Prudence is one of the four cardinal virtues; the others are justice, temperance, and fortitude.
Prudence is first among the cardinal virtues and guides the others by setting rule and measure, applying moral principles to particular cases.
www.secondexodus.com /html/catholicdefinitions/prudence.htm   (127 words)

 Prudence - Advertising   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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Prudence is a savvy shopper with great individual style and flair and discerning taste.
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 Ralph Waldo Emerson's Prudence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
My prudence consists in avoiding and going without, not in the inventing of means and methods, not in adroit steering, not in gentle repairing.
Prudence does not go behind nature, and ask whence it is. It takes the laws of the world, whereby man's being is conditioned, as they are, and keeps these laws, that it may enjoy their proper good.
The prudence which secures an outward well-being is not to be studied by one set of men, whilst heroism and holiness are studied by another, but they are reconcilable.
www.rwe.org /works/Essays-1st_Series_07_Prudence.htm   (3850 words)

 Treatise on Prudence
So the fact that prudence issues in, say, acts that are also the object of the virtue of temperance with respect to food or drink does not in itself show that prudence is a merely general condition found in all such acts of temperance.
Prudence concerns the means to the ends that the moral virtues tend to as guided by synderesis, which is the intellectual habit by which we know practical first principles.
In the case of prudence, the main subjective parts or genera are (i) prudence with respect to oneself and (ii) prudence with respect to a multitude.
www.nd.edu /~afreddos/courses/453/prudence.htm   (2608 words)

 Light & Life Vol 51 No 2 - Christian Prudence
Prudence is a virtue that directs reason to choose rightly the proper means to attain the end in view.
On the supernatural level prudence is infused at baptism with the other infused virtues, and dictates the means to be used to attain man’s end known by the light of reason enlightened by faith, the eternal possession of God through the beatific vision.
Likewise, if prudence, in guiding the virtue of justice (which is concerned about rights), is concerned only about the rights of man not the rights of God, or only the rights of the individual and not the rights of society, or vice versa, such are not true Christian prudence.
www.rosary-center.org /ll51n2.htm   (2433 words)

 Catholic Culture : Document Library : The Role of Prudence in Fighting the Culture of Death
Prudence, because of its intimate alliance with faith and hope, is eager to work toward the conversion of enemies into friends.
Prudence plays an immense and fundamental role in fighting the "culture of death" and implementing the "culture of life." It draws upon love and expresses that love realistically.
In the war against the "culture of death," prudence recognizes the dignity of the child in the womb, as well as the elderly on a deathbed, the poor in undeveloped countries, those who are politically ostracized, and those who are culturally oppressed.
www.catholicculture.org /docs/doc_view.cfm?recnum=2630   (3086 words)

 Prudence Crandall Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In the summer of 1831, Prudence Crandall (born in Hopkinton, Rhode Island, 1803) was asked by a group of Canterbury citizens if she would consent to establishing a private academy to instruct local girls and boys.
Prudence Crandall Phileo taught throughout her long life, never failing in her efforts to bring knowledge to all who had the desire to learn.
In April of that same year, the Connecticut Legislature granted Prudence $400 per year, a sum she received until her death in 1890, at the age of 87.
amistad.mysticseaport.org /forum/links/others/prudence.crandall.html   (625 words)

 Prudence Farrow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prudence Anne Villiers Farrow (born January 20, 1948) is the sister of actress Mia Farrow and daughter of the late director John Farrow and actress Maureen O'Sullivan.
She is the subject of the song "Dear Prudence" by The Beatles.
Prudence would not join the activities, staying instead in seclusion during long periods of meditation in her room.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prudence_Farrow   (184 words)

 Ralph Waldo Emerson
Emerson’s prudence is world-avoidant; it does not consist in practical means and methods; he writes from a kind of aspiration or antagonism to the subject; it balances the lyric of the previous two essays, 143.
Prudence should more beyond utility to culture: the end is no less than the perfection of man, 144-45;
Serve the real internal world, not sensualism; prudence is the outward use of the world for man’s conditioning of his being, 145
home.uchicago.edu /~ahkissel/emerson/prudence.html   (534 words)

 pieper prudence answers
Prudence, says Pieper, is not concerned with the ultimate – natural and supernatural – ends of human life.
Prudence involves the skill by which we transform our knowledge of reality into the prudent decision "which takes effect directly in its execution." The various modes of imperfection in that transformation of true cognitions into prudent decisions represent various types of imprudence.
Prudence involves two things: (1) a clear cognition of reality as it really is, and (2) execution in action.
www.stthom.edu /smith/faith_moral_dev/pieper_prudence.html   (997 words)

 Prudence Johnson - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Prudence Johnson’s career has taken her from honky-tonks to Carnegie Hall, from the theater stage to the Silver Screen, from the Midwest to the Middle East.
With her roots in folk and country music, Prudence developed a passion for jazz and the work of the 20th century’s great songwriters when she met guitarist Tim Sparks, with whom she co-founded the vocal jazz group Rio Nido.
Prudence lives in Minneapolis and is working on a play and a few new recording projects, enjoying her work with A Prairie Home Companion, and having a wonderful time bringing the music she loves to new audiences.
www.prudencejohnson.com /biography.asp   (426 words)

 Prudence Conservancy
Prudence Conservancy is a charitable land trust established in 1987 with the specific goal of "preserving the unique character and protecting the natural diversity and beauty of Prudence Island".
Prudence Island, part of the Town of Portsmouth, comprises 3,627 acres of land in Narragansett Bay.
Prudence Island was evacuated during the Revolution and British forces burned most of the residences.
www.prudenceconservancy.org /aboutus.html   (1089 words)

 Prudence by BRUEGEL, Pieter the Elder
In the Brussels drawing, which represents the cardinal virtue of Prudence, the figures are making all kinds of provident preparations for the future, following the recommendations of the Latin caption.
To the right a woman is extinguishing, out of prudence, a fire under a boiler.
Above her lies a sick, old man. A surgeon standing next to his bed is producing a diagnosis from a urine sample.
www.wga.hu /html/b/bruegel/pieter_e/graphics/prudence.html   (365 words)

Prudence is the name of the file server that is used to distribute and collect budget-related files at Penn. For detailed instructions on how to connect to Prudence and change passwords, see:
You must map a drive to Prudence as a file server first, set the secure and complex password, and then use ftp.
Prudence is located in the ISC machine room behind a firewall with the other BEN (Business Enterprise Network, formerly known as FinMIS) related machines.
www.upenn.edu /computing/provider/prudence   (1007 words)

The world of the senses is a world of shows; it does not exist for itself, but has a symbolic character; and a true prudence or law of shows recognizes the co-presence of other laws, and knows that its own office is subaltern; knows that it is surface and not centre where it works.
For our existence, thus apparently attached in nature to the sun and the returning moon and the periods which they mark,--so susceptible to climate and to country, so alive to social good and evil, so fond of splendor, and so tender to hunger and cold and debt,--reads all its primary lessons out of these books.
Whilst something higher than prudence is active, he is admirable; when common sense is wanted, he is an incumbrance.
www.alcott.net /alcott/archive/editions/Emerson/essays/Prudence.html?display=0   (3810 words)

 Narragansett Bay Reserve, Rhode Island
Prudence Island is located in the center of Narragansett Bay.
The closest point to the mainland is at the northern end of the island which is one and one-half miles southeast of Warwick Neck and one and three-quarter miles southwest of Popasquash Point, Bristol.
Several large salt marsh areas are found in the "creek" connecting North Prudence to the central section of the island.
nerrs.noaa.gov /NarragansettBay/PrudenceIsland.html   (265 words)

 "Prudence" - Shopping.com
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 Alibris: Prudence
In these essays, Prudence Mackintosh describes the delights and terrors of living with little boys who are determined to be boys, despite the carefully nonsexist childrearing practices of the 1970s.
Sister Prudence Allen explores claims about sex and gender identity in the works of over fifty philosophers (both men and women) in the late medieval and early Renaissance periods.
Joshua and Prudence and their loving mother are favorites to over three million toddlers and their parents.
www.alibris.com /search/books/subject/Prudence   (1169 words)

 Prudence Quotes
Prudence is a rich, ugly old maid wooed by incapacity.
Prudence is the knowledge of things to be sought, and those to be shunned.
Prudence is an attitude that keeps life safe, but does not often make it happy.
www.worldofquotes.com /topic/Prudence   (528 words)

Prudence has sung Gershwin material from time to time, but it wasn't until she heard pianist Chouinard tackle the repertoire-his singular phrasing and ability to evoke the spirit of an era-that she realized she was hooked.
With a no-frills attitude and an unadorned grace that's absolutely seductive, Prudence and Dan offer up favorites-complete with their seldom-heard verses-from one of the most extraordinary composers of the 20th century.
Prudence Johnson and Dan Chouinard's CD is set for release on November 25th.
cdbaby.com /cd/prudence2   (283 words)

 Dear Prudence Tab (ver 2) by Beatles @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com
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 Welcome to Prudence Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Prudence offers women in Ireland an A-list lifestyle at realistic prices.
Then there’s in-depth profiles on smart, successful women who have mastered the art of living wisely, no nonsense reviews of readers’ spending habits, tip offs on up and coming cheap but chic travel hotspots, stylish interiors and low- cost, high-style food and entertaining ideas.
If you want the inside track on where to eat, drink, shop and stay around the world for less, pick up Prudence – because life should be rich.
www.prudence.ie   (191 words)

 Prudence Island Rhode Island Vacation Rental - Cottage
We have a fireman's fair, an annual event by the Prudence Improvement Association (a day long carnival for kids and adults which this year will feature a sunfish regatta), an ice cream social in the community garden, and movies every Wednesday night.
The Island can be reached only by ferry,the Prudence Island ferry (401-253-9808), which runs about six times a day from Bristol.
Prudence Island is the place for you and your family (or for a lovely, private get-away for a couple) if you want a quiet, safe and non-commercial vacation on the water.
www.vrbo.com /42752   (729 words)

 Prudence Johnson - Highlights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Prudence is back on Garrison Keillor's Saturday night radio show as "Professor Johnson, Chair of the Department of Folk Song."
Prudence's silky alto wrapped around some of the best melodies of the 20th Century!
On Moon Country, her new CD, Prudence wraps her silky alto around the songs of Tin Pan Alley legend Hoagy Carmichael.
www.prudencejohnson.com /highlights.asp   (142 words)

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