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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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25) Yet, if the absolute idea "contains all determinateness within it" (SL, 824), we have to give up determining the absolute "only as a sought-for beyond and an unattainable goal" (SL, 824).
21) Chapter Ten applies Alexander and Sherwin's conception of rules' settlement function to persistent, jurisprudential questions: pathological legal systems, the obligation to obey Law, and the objectivity and determinateness of Law.
According to Professor Summers, "Without such a `set' methodology and operational techniques, and without the established mandatory and exclusionary force of legally authoritative reasons for action that this methodology and these techniques generate, there could be no social objects of sufficient determinateness and constancy through time to which the people of a society could express or imply their assent, acceptance, or acquiescence-the primary sources of legitimacy in modern systems.
Cooper appeals (272-74) to a little noticed passage from Metaphysics 13 (1078a31-b36) to suggest that fineness or to kalon both in action and in unchanging objects is constituted by order, symmetry, and determinateness (taxis kai summetria kai to horismenon).
Taken together, determinateness, the bounded nature of the set of things in the world .
This lack of conceptual determinateness in all feminine thinking is the basis of that "sensitivity" in women by which they give unlimited free play to vague associations and so frequently drag in far-fetched things in making comparisons.
But that ethic is one that is present sometimes against the grain of theft own reflection on the impossibility of any determinateness.
Often used synonymously with "cause" (as when Newton held that the "force of inertia" was the "cause" of motion), force was one of several concepts that early modem thinkers developed to explain the determinateness of appearances within the world--that is, the reason why things appear as they do rather than some other way Herder appeals to an all-encompassing notion of force from the opening pages of the Outlines, where he posits the existence of a vital force of growth and regeneration that pervades all the parts of the universe, and then goes on to assert the following as one of the fundamental principles of his philosophy of the natural world and human history: "Wherever there is an effect in nature, there must be an effective force" (Herder, Ideen, p.
himself stresses the determinateness of his writings; Tim Parnell firmly
Here "the whole is so pervaded by its unity that nothing in it appears as independent, every determinateness is at once ideal, the animal remaining in every determinateness the same one universal.
determinateness into the story is to put it in somewhere' (p.
The trouble is that, pace Roskill, very few landscape paintings have a `communicative end' of comparable determinateness, and because so few do there can be nothing seriously comparable, in the case of art, to identifying the elements and combinatorial rules of a language.

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