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DETERMINATE. That which is ascertained; what is particularly designated; as, if I sell you my horse Napoleon, the article sold is here determined. This is very different from a contract by which I would have sold you a horse, without a particular designation of any horse. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 947, 950.

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In the latter case, because such indeterminacy is conceived in relation to the determinacies it enables or conditions, it still retains a minimally determinate character itself, one which we might call a determinacy of indeterminacy.
Section IV derives analytical conditions for equilibrium determinacy.
It was a long transformation marked by clear interpretive restrictions placed on legal authorities in order to create legal determinacy.
From the perspective of content creators then, neither classical liberalism's claim of economic incentive nor cultural Marxism's claim of economic determinacy can allow for a worldview in which cultural production is compatible with intrinsic motivation.
It will therefore also serve as a useful benchmark for capturing the degrees to scale when the data are allowed to cross the boundary between determinacy and indeterminacy.
And finally, the Fixation Thesis is a claim about communicative content and not about determinacy of the legal rules that correspond to that content.
It matters whether doctrinal determinacy can be measured empirically.
of a shared material substrate that is conscious of its own determinacy and indeterminacy, predictability and unpredictability, its constituent parts "always fidgeting to be off.
The framework also shows that society may prefer a dependent judge to adjudicate minority rights and that the determinacy of law can be irrelevant to the choice between an independent and a dependent judge.
The evolutionary outcome of this implanted synergy can and probably has required stochastic fluctuations to break the impasse of determinacy within highly integrated neuronless and cordless kinesthetic and kinematic intelligence results.
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