actualist


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actualist

(ˈæktʃʊəlɪst)
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a person who deals in hard facts; a realist
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Here is Livingston describing his view in his own words in the preface to his book: "I distinguish between different lines of argumentation that can be given in support of a partial, actualist [sic] intentionalism, opting for an axiological approach that refers to the kind of artistic value involved in the skilful realization of intentions" (2005, xiii; emphasis added).
Zangwill, in "Aesthetic Functionalism," offers a more or less hybrid actualist intentionalist view.
At the same time, Jubien's objection under-generalizes once we consider the actualist who identifies possible worlds with uninstantiated maximal properties.
Actualist preferentism is a theory of welfare: a theory that says what it is for someone's life to go well for her.
The exhibit focused on the Iowa Writers Workshop (1938-present) and on the Actualist Poetry Movement (fl.
To finish, Pruss argues that the PSR is entailed by an 'attractive' actualist account of possibility according to which the truth-makers of alethic modal propositions are concrete entities.
The University of Iowa Main Library is having an exhibit from July through October, 2010, featuring books, broadsides, and other works by the UI Writers Workshop and by the Actualist Poets, who flourished here in the 1970s.
These themes are that modal operators are intelligible in their own right and that actualist quantifiers are to be taken as basic with respect to possibilist quantifiers.
The goal of this paper is to defend the actualist desire-satisfaction theory against the problem of defective desires.
11) No actualist, behaviorist, or neobehaviorist acknowledges this truth and thus makes reductions that are entirely blind to some indispensable possibilities.
Finally, since he does not require that a phenomenally conscious state actually be targeted by some HOT--rather, on his view, it is enough for such a state merely to be available to a HOT--his dispositionalist theory departs from actualist HOT theories such as that offered by David Rosenthal.
But then we should immediately add: the tolerant and actualist model of postdenominationalism prevalent in Chinese Protestantism will eventually need some doctrinal essence.