proportionalism


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proportionalism

the principle of electing officials by proportionality. — proportionalist, n., adj.
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NNA - We are favourably disposed toward electoral proportionalism based on a couple or more departments, Hizbullah deputy of the House Ali Fayyad, told a group of party-affiliated high school graduates in Nabatiyeh today.
Similarly, both the rational-mathematical proportionalism and the metaphoric proportionalism of Timaeus's account also suggest the congruency between the parts and the whole of the cosmos.
s casting of proportionalism as an "ethics of holistic reasoning" helpfully captures the human dynamism at work in what at times seemed an abstract controversy over the mechanics of the moral object.
4) Alexandru Radu, Politics between proportionalism and majoritarianism.
Schools and seminaries promoted proportionalism that teaches that right and wrong are to be judged by the weight of good effects against bad effects.
What precipitates from this mixture is a kind of proportionalism in which the mission and each of the rules and values are accorded a certain weight and placed on a scale, and the tip of the scale determines the decision.
This book by philosopher Tully attempts to show--contrary to the opinion of McCormick and his defenders--that the late Jesuit's proportionalism is, as the author says in the Introduction, "a form of consequentialism" (3).
of Scranton) places McCormick's proportionalism within consequentialist moral theories, or more properly, within "refined proportionalist" thought.
45) Yet time and time again, ordinary citizens reject equalism in favor of proportionalism.
41) In the United States, this formulation of diversity has been shaped by the Supreme Court's unwillingness to enforce ethnic quotas or other more stark forms of proportionalism among ascriptive groups.
The PWA plan was unusual, but other New Deal programs used standards of racial proportionalism.

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