Critical may refer to:
- Critical (novel), a medical thriller written by Dr. Robin Cook
- Critical (song), a 1999 single by Zion I
- Critical Software, a company specializing in mission and business critical information systems.
- Critically Endangered, a risk status for wild species
- Critical, or intensive-care medicine
Other articles related to "critical":
... Critical rationalism is an epistemological philosophy advanced by Karl Popper ... Popper wrote about critical rationalism in his works, The Open Society and its Enemies Volume 2, and Conjectures and Refutations ...
... In the US, reviews were also mixed but generally positive ... Andrew Leahey of Allmusic said that On a Clear Night marks a development from The Sound of White and that the second album combines "sass with sweet sentiment" although at times is "a bit too calculated" ...
... So it is customary to find the critical buckling load for various structures which are cylindrical in shape from pre-existing design curves where critical ... If cut-outs are present in the cylinder, critical buckling loads as well as pre-buckling modes will be affected ...
... Most importantly, he gave Popper's critical rationalism a concise, broad-ranging formulation, even as a way of life ... for his thesis that there is no field of human activities where one should not be critical ... Thus he applied critical rationalism to the social sciences, especially to economics, politics, jurisprudence, and religion ...
... The Royal Artillery Memorial has continued to be the subject of much critical discussion ... The Times was critical, comparing it unfavourably to the Cenotaph, whilst The Daily Mail highlighted the cost of the monument, and argued that the money could have been ... fresh reappraisal of the piece the most recent critical work on the memorial has described it as a "work of the highest quality and distinction" ...
Famous quotes containing the word critical:
“Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest.... It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations.”
—Raymond Chandler (18881959)
“The critical method which denies literary modernity would appearand even, in certain respects, would bethe most modern of critical movements.”
—Paul Deman (19191983)
“To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts. Every man is tasked to make his life, even in its details, worthy of the contemplation of his most elevated and critical hour.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)