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proposition

noun approach, arrangement, assertion, assumption, bid, condicio, conjecture, course of action, declared intention, design, formulated intention, hypothesis, idea, offer, overture, plan, position, postulate, premise, presentation, program of action, project, proposal, propositio, prospectus, provisional hypothesis, resolution, rogatio, scheme, strategy, submission, suggestion, supposition, tender, tentative approach, tentaaive statement, terms proposed, theory, thesis
See also: advice, affair, affirmance, agenda, application, argument, assertion, basis, bid, business, campaign, claim, clause, contention, invitation, issue, matter, matter in dispute, measure, motion, overture, plan, platform, policy, principle, project, proposal, question, rationale, recommendation, resolution, strategy, subject, suggestion, theory, thesis, ultimatum

PROPOSITION. An offer to do something. Until it has been accepted, a proposition may be withdrawn by the party who makes it; and to be binding, the acceptance must be in the same terms, without any variation. Vide Acceptance; Offer; To retract; and 1 L. R. 190; 4 L. R. 80.

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Whereas discursive theology tends to be concerned with meaning, expressed propositionally, liturgy communicates through its performance and thus expresses content specific to performative action.
The thought, rather, is that we can never capture propositionally, scientifically or otherwise, the richness or kind of information presented by experience.
Such knowledge is not always easily described propositionally, but is manifest in the manner of one's life.
Amenabar's starting point, by contrast, is not the compatibility of global skepticism with the world of ordinary appearances, but rather what I would call the "epistemically equivocal" status of the body: in a certain sense the body is prereflectively "given" as a precondition of experience, yet to the extent that we wish to characterize its meaning propositionally or conceptually, we cannot help but become vulnerable to the doubts of the skeptic.
Sthayi Bhava is propositionally internal to the phases of art and normatively structured as synthesized medium.
Such tests were necessitated by the competing truth claims of the various new "religions," propositionally conceived.
Likewise with mental spatial models, whether two--or three-dimensional: the mind's eye (Levinson figures it as "small window") travels from point to point to bring different features into resolution, at one micro-fractional moment beholding only a simple part of a propositionally present but otherwise undifferentiated and undiscriminated complex whole, and in the next micro-fractional moment traversing the array to another simple part which then comes instantly and more or less exclusively into focus.
Tradition and modernity are thus not propositionally entered into a dialectical war, or resolved to a state of peace.
This formula was derived to reflect a scoring strategy (mentioned previously) that gives most weight to correct propositions, with less (but still positive) weight given to isolated valid concepts that are not propositionally linked.