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The theory that the US Constitution should be interpreted based on the intent of its authors, as determined by examining evidence of their understanding of the meaning of its wording in its historical context.

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Noun1.originalism - the belief that the United States Constitution should be interpreted in the way the authors originally intended it
belief - any cognitive content held as true
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He is known for boldly crossing boundaries and abandoning the rigid norms of the past to create his original interpretation of Uzbek heritage in a visual language that blends Eastern and Western aesthetics.
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Aquinas on Virtue: A Causal Reading" by the Jesuit scholar Nicholas Austin (who teaches theological ethics at Heythrop College, University of London) is an original interpretation of one of the most compelling accounts of virtue in the Western tradition--that of the great theologian and philosopher Thomas Aquinas (1224 - 1274).
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Wuerth's original interpretation of Kant's theory of mind references a wider range of Kant's recorded thought than many previous interpretations, revealing in part an evolution in Kant's thought in the decades before and after his 1781
Although this volume is not the first book-length monograph on the theology of Jon Sobrino, it is the first study of this quality to offer an original interpretation of the Salvadoran Jesuit, one of the most prolific and influential Catholic theologians of his generation and the most important commentator on the witness of Archbishop Romero.
The remarkable career of the so-called Mactar Harvester has played an important role in modern scholarship, but Shaw gives an outstanding original interpretation of the inscription, which he dates to the late fourth or fifth century CE.
Yoneda, who earned a 3-star Michelin rating in 2009, has risen rapidly to international recognition for his unique and original interpretation of gastronomic tradition.
He and he alone would represent the original interpretation on the Supreme Court.
The culmination of his massive four-volume series tracing the Enlightenment from Baruch Spinoza through the end of the eighteenth century, Jonathan Israel offers a characteristically ambitious and original interpretation of the French Revolution certain to spark widespread debate.