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Principle

A fundamental, well-settled Rule of Law . A basic truth or undisputed legal doctrine; a given legal proposition that is clear and does not need to be proved.

A principle provides a foundation for the development of other laws and regulations.

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In briefest sum, then, to validate of a philosophical principle it suffices to argue that violations will plunge us into
Thus far we have argued that Vattel elaborates the law of nations not on the basis of foundational philosophical principle but by opening a discursive space between conflicting principles.
These are the basic philosophical principles of GBM, which has afforded African Americans a way to elevate both the collective and the individual at the same time, in an open-ended embracement, without diminishing either.
Raskin's identification of "singleness" with "not a lot of pieces," and his calling on Hume and Judd's "philosophical principles" to back it up, strikes me as about the stupidest that anyone could come up with.
The volume ends on an eschatological note with the twelfth chapter, "Why Bodies as Well as Souls in the Life to Come?" by Marilyn McCord Adams, who addresses the philosophical principles that can be used to understand the theological doctrine of bodily resurrection.
Thompson (political science, Clemson U.), who is joined by Yaron Brook (Ayn Rand Institute), outline the core philosophical principles of neoconservatism, presenting it as a comprehensive and integrated political philosophy with its own system of metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and politics.
Sunstein has a gauzy, romantic view of the New Deal and treats its ad-hoc experiments as if they were based on philosophical principles rather than short-term expediency.
In addition, both base program methodology from a core of philosophical principles. The Fountain House Model and Vocational Need
Yet intermixed with this generosity of spirit and concern for the individual needs of the student were a firm commitment to the highest standards of scholarship and an insistence on the precise understanding of the philosophical principles at stake in discussing any issue.
He demonstrates the ways that central philosophical principles of Plato and Aristotle not only underlie their specific comments on literature but also lay out the foundations and categories of much subsequent Western thought.
A set of three chapters considers the philosophical principles and values that could form the core of a renewed model of child-centeredness for the 21st century.
Schiffer argues that substantive moral principles can at best be partially believed by ideal agents, but this (if true) would seem to hold for philosophical principles generally, including the theory of pleonastic propositions.

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