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In approaching this task, we might begin with the four schools of moral philosophy distinguished earlier: utilitarian, virtue ethics, deontological, and conventionalist.
According to Kaspar, the problem with the conventionalist account is that we were never taught the essential structure of promising and yet we all intuitively grasp what it is and can tell the difference between a promise and similar speech-acts that are nevertheless not promises.
But even if it is, that should be cold comfort to the intuitionist, since the conventionalist can explain cross-cultural agreement without positing universals: she can say that cross-cultural similarities between norms are evidence of circumstantial similarities (and, of course, similarities between the convention-makers themselves).
Such a deliberative reading of contract law is not only consistent with at least some promissory and conventionalist theories of contract.
Underdetermination provides ammunition against the conventionalist account of necessary truth.
As a dyed-in-the-wool conventionalist, this news naturally concerned me at first - despite the massive hypocrisy of having abandoned the suit (jacket) myself.
constitutional text as a conventionalist focal point; as a framework for
In the German speaking countries, and probably in continental Europe in general, "qualitative research" is much more associated with hermeneutics and interpretative methods based on a constructivist or conventionalist epistemology.
99) Views range from naturalistic to conventionalist, for example.
Consequently, it can be observed that Marlene being a self-centered modern woman is alone, on the contrary, Akhila being altruistic and conventionalist also suffers because of her family, so she becomes lonely.
As such, both radical and conventionalist constructivism serve as poor bases for examining the processes that result in a particular pattern of social change.
In The Logic of Scientific Discovery, the choice between such aims was left, by Popper, as a matter of decision--just because he saw that it was quite possible for someone to espouse a conventionalist view of knowledge (that is, it could be done without inconsistency), which contrasted with his own preferred approach (which might be called aspirational realism: that science should aim for realist knowledge about the world).