qualified acceptance

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Qualified Acceptance

In contract law, an assent to an offer that is either conditional or partial and alters the offer by changing the time, amount, mode, or place of payment.

In order for a contract to be valid, an acceptance of an offer must not be subject to any conditions; therefore, a qualified acceptance is tantamount to a counteroffer.

qualified acceptance

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In contemporary philosophy of science attention is directed at the problem of characterizing the sort of qualified acceptance which is warranted when a body of theory is seen to be inconsistent.
The church has maintained a qualified acceptance of nuclear deterrence as long as that policy is deployed as a diplomatic stepping stone to complete disarmament.
However, the official suggested that the leaders will eventually have to decide whether they are on board and that qualified acceptance watered down by reservations is not sufficient.
But the judge's decision was that a qualified acceptance could count as an acceptance for the purposes of that time limit clause.
Greenspan identifies two reasons why market capitalism has found only qualified acceptance even after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of communism.
Hanegraaff (Professor of History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents, University of Amsterdam) presents Swedenborg Oetinger Kant: Three Perspectives on the Secrets of Heaven is both a close scrutiny of spiritual philosopher Emanuel Swedenborg's "Secrets of Heaven", and an examination of how philosophers Friedrich Christoph Oetinger and Immanuel Kant responded to Swedenborg's ideas, including Oetinger's transition from qualified acceptance to unqualified rejection, and Kant's reviews and later lectures on metaphysics.
He said the Democratic Unionist leader's qualified acceptance of the deal is an important advance.
Yet current usage of the term includes not only the persistence of tradition (identity) as a product of collective resistance to cultural loss but also qualified acceptance by the host society.
Peace reform, Ziegler shows, underwent a "theological shift from an unconditional ethic of love to a qualified acceptance of an ethic of coercion" (10) in the years preceding the Civil War.

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