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According to (McKenny, 1974) the data gathering phase includes receptive and preceptive cognitive style.
And these are some of those preceptive Natural Laws which relate to Almighty God, as being immediate and necessary Conclusions without any (a) process of ratiocination resulting from the Notion of God; more might be added and many more secondary Conclusions deducible from them but these may give a Specimen of them, and the evident reasonableness or Naturall Consequence of them;
The study proposes an analysis, based on cultural history's reception phenomena preceptive, from the text "Historia", from "Mensual No.
Whatever point Barbaro is making about deliberative oratory, here, then, clearly goes well beyond the commonplaces of the preceptive tradition.
Symbolically, I see this common logic as illustrated by the striking similarity of the conclusion to the preceptive "Fortunes of Men", when after a long list of human vocations the poet remarks upon the variety of the divine plan: and in the identical opening lines of Riddle 31 and 32, praising the diversity of the divine scheme in the world of nature:
To them [those of Israel who lived under the dispensation of Moses, prior to the apostolic age] it was revealed almost exclusively in the preceptive form.
The two styles of information gathering are preceptive and receptive, while information evaluation can either be systematic or intuitive.
At the opening of Passus VI in the B text, Piers engages the knight in a preceptive dialogue.
The prophet-like character, taken despite his wishes to the contrary to towns and cities to spout wisdom sounds a little bit like Cervantes' Tomas Rodaja in El licenciado Vidriera, ahhough the latter is not described as "saintly" by Cervantes, which conforms to another cervantine preceptive for history, that ir not mix things divine and human: "ni tiene para que predicar a ninguno, mezclando lo humano con lo divino, que es un genero de mezlca de quien no se ha de vestir ningun cristiano entendimiento" (I, Prologo, 12).
As soon as Indian Vinaya literatures were systematically brought into China in the Northern and Southern Dynasties (420-580), they were followed by a flurry of apocryphal activities that almost seemed to have been propelled by a desire to supplement the somewhat socially maladaptive Indian preceptive models.
By stressing the importance of the truth contained in this "historia" and by making the reader consider a moral choice, Samaniego is echoing the clearly didactic purpose of fables and preceptive literature.
The predicate, contradicting "gnomic or other preceptive passages elsewhere in Old English and Old Saxon which `address the consequences of angering God,'" is suspect thematically.