The women’s 10km pursuit biathlon is go!
The first group, pursuit predators, run down their prey.
In the pursuit of the Olympic games, winning is everything.
There Wiggins won a bronze medal in the four-man team pursuit.
Cairnis also chasing Air India, the country’s state-owned flag-carrier, in American courts, in pursuit of its award.
Enthusiastically, she goes in pursuit of it; and that pursuit ends up costing an innocent woman her life.
Thomas Jefferson did not think of “the pursuit of happiness” in terms of our inward-looking contemporary scale of satisfaction.
Audacious and inventive journalist and author, Tom Wolfe, who satirised the American pursuit of prestige died on 14 May, aged 88.
Such tendencies have been suggested in several domains relating to the pursuit of happiness, including (with recent surveys cited):
For Ehrenreich, the alternative to the pursuit of happiness is the pursuit of justice—except you don’t have to choose.
Jefferson, mostly following Locke, mentions three unalienable rights in the Declaration of Independence: life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness.
Constructive empiricists recognize that these pragmatic factors like simplicity and explanatory power are important guides in the pursuit of the aim of science (van Fraassen 1980, 89).
He excelled in the 4-km individual pursuit, earning a gold medal in the event at the 2004 Athens Games; he also won a silver in the four-man team pursuit and a bronze in the two-man Madison event.
That a focussed pursuit involves some neurohormonal surge doesn’t mean that you can translate the surge back into the focussed pursuit—work ethic is shaped by more than just the presence of dopamine.
The first Paralympic medal of the 2021 event will be now be awarded on 25 August in the women's C1-3 3000m individual pursuit race in track cycling while Britain's Sarah Storey could add to her 14 Paralympic golds on the same day in the C5 3000m pursuit.
UK politicians have at least paid lip service to the notion that standards will not be abandoned in pursuit of a deal, with former environment secretary Michael Gove telling an NFU conference in February that they would not abandon those requirements “in pursuit of trade deals”.
But victory for the men’s team sprint trio, and for Bradley Wiggins and co in the team pursuit, was followed by another world record for the team pursuit foursome of Laura Trott, Elinor Barker, Joanna Rowsell-Shand and Katie Archibald, suggesting British Cycling’s obituary writers can rest for a while yet.
Such virtues include that of romantic love (which concentrates on a particular, contingent person), loyalty towards an individual (that can change if it is to one’s advantage), and courage (which is often displayed in the pursuit of personal ends, such as rescuing a damsel in distress, but can also be displayed in the pursuit of quasi-religious ends, such as the hunt for the Holy Grail) (PKÄ, 143–4).
Nancy Snow (2013) proposes three respects in which hope can be understood as an intellectual virtue: (1) hope motivates the pursuit of epistemic ends such as knowledge; (2) hope imparts qualities to the epistemic agent, such as resilience, perseverance, flexibility, and openness, that further the successful pursuit of those ends; and (3) hope functions as a kind of method in the pursuit of intellectual projects.
And if, I said, the male and female sex appear to differ in their fitness for any art or pursuit, we should say that such pursuit or art ought to be assigned to one or the other of them; but if the difference consists only in women bearing and men begetting children, this does not amount to a proof that a woman differs from a man in respect of the sort of education she should receive; and we shall therefore continue to maintain that our guardians and their wives ought to have the same pursuits.
- the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
Example: the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
- a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
Example: the pursuit of love
- an auxiliary activity
- a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
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And if I said the male and female sex appear to differ in their fitness for any art or pursuit we should say that such pursuit or art ought to be assigned to one or the other of them but if the difference consists only in women bearing and men begetting children this does not amount to a proof that a woman differs from a man in respect of the sort of education she should receive and we shall therefore continue to maintain that our guardians and their wives ought to have the same pursuits