Koestler

[ US /ˈkoʊstɫɝ/ ]
NOUN
  1. British writer (born in Hungary) who wrote a novel exposing the Stalinist purges during the 1930s (1905-1983)
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How To Use Koestler In A Sentence

  • Researchers at the Koestler Unit think that vision may involve a two-way process, an inward movement of light and an outward projection of mental images.
  • Authentic or not, the fact that both men used essentially the same phrase conceivably could be merely "a pun of destiny," as Arthur Koestler once described the notion of coincidence. A Pun Of Destiny?
  • That might have been unfair — she remembered how her husband, Claud, had sweated to get Koestler out of jail in Spain, only to be rewarded with apostasy — but in his last two decades Koestler abandoned every kind of scruple and objectivity and became successively bewitched by “theories” of levitation, ESP, telepathy, and UFOs. The Zealot
  • A new perspective on whole-part relationships is taking shape around the concept of the holon - a term coined by Arthur Koestler to designate that which is simultaneously a whole in its own right and a part of a larger whole. Archive 2005-09-01
  • Bulbous or cheerleader noses, breasts the size of champagne glasses (thanks, Arthur Koestler) or crenshaw melons, eyes the color of wet sand or pristine sky -- all of these give us clues about the person. I'm strapping on my high-heeled sneakers
  • Researchers at the Koestler Unit think that vision may involve a two-way process, an inward movement of light and an outward projection of mental images.
  • Arthur Koestler is referred to as stating that bisociation ...underlies the the most uniquely human of all our behaviors: the joke, the scientific theory, and the work of art. bisociation, conspiracy, humor, and doublethink
  • Koestler, in his book"The Act of Creation", provides a perspective of the scientist that is a useful starting point.
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