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Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

Any detectable attribute or property of the phenotype of an organism. Defined heritable differences in the character may exist between individuals within a species.

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Character

Edited by Christian B. Miller, R. Michael Furr, Angela Knobel and William Fleeson.

November 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy. 720 pages.

This book contains new work on character from the perspectives of philosophy, theology, and psychology. From a virtual reality simulation of the Milgram shock experiments, to understanding...

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Character

Stanley Bates.

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Literature

April 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 13483 words.

This article analyses literary characters. It considers the role of character and characterization in human fictional constructions and examines what makes possible both postmodernist...

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character

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 37 words.

1 An element of a given *character set.

2 A subdivision of a *word in a machine,

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character

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 25 words.

Any detectable attribute or property of the phenotype of an organism. Defined heritable differences in the character may exist between

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Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 25 words.

Any detectable attribute or property of the *phenotype of an organism. Defined heritable differences in the character may exist

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character

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 25 words.

Any detectable attribute or property of the phenotype of an organism. Defined heritable differences in the character may exist between

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character

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 25 words.

Any detectable attribute or property of the phenotype of an organism. Defined heritable differences in the character may exist between

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character

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 25 words.

Any detectable attribute or property of the *phenotype of an organism. Defined heritable differences in the character may exist

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character

Pierre-Marie Gy.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 106 words.

Medieval Theology gave the term “character” the technical sense of a spiritual mark made in the Soul, indelibly, by

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character

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 113 words.

Fowler (1926) argued that character should not be used (1) as an alternative to forming abstract nouns in

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character

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 25 words.

Very simply, the semantic distinction is that character is what one is, whereas reputation is what one is thought by

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character

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 113 words.

Fowler (1926) argued that character should not be used (1) as an alternative to forming abstract nouns in

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character

Roger Crisp.

in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 152 words.

A person's moral nature. Moral philosophy after the rejection of Aristotelianism concentrated on discrete acts, not on the character of

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character

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 773 words.

In narrative generally, a character is a person depicted within a story, either through description or direct speech; in drama

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character

Bryan A. Garner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

January 2000; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 25 words.

Very simply, the semantic distinction is that character is what one is, whereas reputation is what one is thought by

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character

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 86 words.

A person's character is the sum total of dispositions to action (including thinking and saying). An action is (apparently) out

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character

David Z. Saltz.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 1068 words.

In narrative generally, a character is a person depicted within a story, either through description or direct speech; in drama

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Character

Anthony Rudd.

in Self, Value, and Narrative

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 9998 words.

What is it for a self to have a character (i.e. a fairly stable and distinctive personality)? This chapter gives a phenomenological account (also drawing on Wittgenstein) of how we...

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Character

Christy Desmet.

in The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 8342 words.

More recent attempts to recuperate literary character as a legitimate category for critical discussion generally move the discussion in one of three directions. The first attempts to define...

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character

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

Any detectable attribute or property of the phenotype of an organism. Defined heritable differences in the character may exist between individuals within a species.

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