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":
... 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 better spent on directly caring ... in the 1980s has led to a 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" ...
... 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 ...
... 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 buckling load Fcr is plotted against the ... If cut-outs are present in the cylinder, critical buckling loads as well as pre-buckling modes will be affected ...
... 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" ...
Famous quotes containing the word critical:
“Somewhere it is written that parents who are critical of other peoples children and publicly admit they can do better are asking for it.”
—Erma Bombeck (20th century)
“The male has been persuaded to assume a certain onerous and disagreeable rôle with the promise of rewardsmaterial and psychological. Women may in the first place even have put it into his head. BE A MAN! may have been, metaphorically, what Eve uttered at the critical moment in the Garden of Eden.”
—Wyndham Lewis (18821957)
“It is a sign of our times, conspicuous to the coarsest observer, that many intelligent and religious persons withdraw themselves from the common labors and competitions of the market and the caucus, and betake themselves to a certain solitary and critical way of living, from which no solid fruit has yet appeared to justify their separation.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)