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Noun1.explicandum - (logic) a statement of something (a fact or thing or expression) to be explained
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
explanation, account - a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.; "the explanation was very simple"; "I expected a brief account"
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Thus, a more general theory is needed, even to explain the business cycle in the first place--the business cycle is not an explicans, but an explicandum, on which the cratic cycle theory may shed additional light.
He usually wrote about grand topics--the economic growth of the United States, the rise of the Western world, economic growth on a global scale, institutions as fundamental to economic conduct and performance, and violence and social order--and he was usually content to make stylized facts serve as his explicandum.
Nuevamente el autor se detiene en la observacion de la suma de pliegues que la critica y el critico producen, suma de pliegues cuya densidad es siempre inestable y con-movida por el choque/encuentro con nuevos regimenes performativos que viene a sustituir y explicar lo ya explicado con la ilusion de ser el explicandum definitivo.
that it provides, together perhaps with other explications, a general conceptual framework which permits a precise restatement and theoretical systematization of the contexts in which the explicandum is used.
In the Economist's survey of Italy in May 1990 (Grimond, 1990), the family was enthroned as the universal explicandum, as the "enduring unity of Italian society.
Y una elucidacion es adecuada o satisfactoria si el explicatum cumple los siguientes criterios o requisitos: semejanza con respecto al explicandum (mas no sinonimia), de forma que pueda ser usado en la mayoria de los casos en los que hasta alli habia sido usado el explicandum; mayor precision que el explicandum, esto es, que las reglas que gobiernen su uso esten dadas en una forma exacta, como para introducirlo en un sistema bien conectado de conceptos; fertilidad, de modo que permita mayores precisiones o precisiones mas finas; y simplicidad, tanta como se lo permitan los requisitos anteriores, que son mas importantes.
And yet, analysts of contemporary Jamaican politics have failed, until very recently, to give culture its true weight in the explicandum of the present impasse.
El concepto intuitivo o explicandum en el que se basa el analisis tarskiano coincide a grandes rasgos con las definiciones preteoricas de la nocion de consecuencia logica que encontramos en las introducciones de multiples manuales de logica.
As far as I am concerned, this is a welcome consequence, liberating the language of the explicans from the language of the explicandum.
Si el modelo explicans posibilita una reconstruccion del explicandum, hemos de suponer que contamos con un constructo tan valioso como el genuino factor eliciente (causa vera) del fenomeno por explicar.
This manoeuvre of attaching matter immediately to the intellect, which surely is of great help for Plotinus in reducing the antagonism of Greek thought, draws on developing another trait of the metaphysics of Aristotle: the latter had spoken not only about intelligible matter (Metaphysics 1037a1-5) but had also conceived the relation between matter and form as a kind of shifting intellectual rapport between explicandum and explicans (things situated on the lower existential position relate to the ones on the higher location as matter to form, i.