stipulative definition


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Noun1.stipulative definition - a definition that is stipulated by someone and that is not a standard usage
definition - a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
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Take this clarification as a stipulative definition of General Jurisprudence for the sake of the presentation of this special issue.
And to this purpose he is therefore rather suggesting a so-called stipulative definition in the meaning ascribed to that term by the prominent member of the Vienna Circle Rudolph Carnap (cf.
(I'.2) questions whether commitment to S implies commitment to doing A, and (II'.2) questions whether the normative premise is a persuasive or stipulative definition. Therefore, both questions are necessary in evaluating arguments that have the form (A).
This term (along with most of the terms used in Neppe and Close) as well as their stipulative definition, needs to be clarified.
In terms of lexicography, what has occurred is that a precising definition has been asserted as superior to the stipulative definition that gave rise to the term racism.
While their resistance to "neat categories" (which I take to mean non-overlapping categories) and "grand generalizations" is to be applauded, I can think of no reason why this resistance should have prevented them from providing a carefully delineated stipulative definition in this case.
In the absence of a stipulative definition, little would be lost, indeed much stands to be gained, if the metaphorical origin of social minds were acknowledged.
The stipulative definition (see Table 1) explicitly recognises that one should pay attention only to testable (hence falsifiable) propositions of the form "if A then C" in order to build empirical generalisations (Braithwaite, 1955; Skinner, 1953).
In addition to these non-site, distributional survey techniques, relatively dense concentrations of artefacts (defined as `artefact scatters' using a stipulative definition) and other features of interest (stone sources, rockshelters with potential deposit and rock art locations) were recorded judgementally outside the probability sample.
The outcome of these interlinkages is a new process of governing-governance-which in Rhodes' stipulative definition refers to `self-organizing, interorganizational networks'.
It is by means of a stipulative definition that Kripke identifies substance or chemical composition as the essence of gold.
It remains open to the tenseless theorist simply to deny Smith's stipulative definition of "tenseless".