act of judgment

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The act of judgment comes under the statement of Peter in Acts 3:12 And when Peter saw it, he answered unto the people, ye men of Israel, why marvel ye at this?
There is no refuge for the reader either, seeing as every act of interpretation necessarily risks another act of judgment, either on the speaker of the poem or on the silent punished body which is contained within his "artful" equivocating gaze.
It was obvious to Condivi and Vasari, as it is to modern commentators, that the painting represents Christ in the act of judgment and hence embodies the virtue of justice in action.
But this does not entail that every exercise of the first capacity is an act of judgment. So Kant can consistently hold that concepts are employed outside judgment.
Only an epistemology that locates valid interpretation in an act of judgment can secure the responsible plurality in biblical interpretation to which these authors aspire.
Stasis is not established as a precondition for the debate, but rather retroactively structures it through its imposition through the act of judgment. In order for our theory of stasis, and its relationship to judgment, to account for this case, it is critical to highlight that the act of judgment in this instance cannot stem from the aforementioned principle of non-contradiction, or more specifically, from a set of opposing topoi that are articulated by opposite sides of the debate and pre- figure the conditions of judgment in advance.
God's act of judgment would have been for God's self and not for the better of the whole.
Whether his fear is motivated by his loss of honor and job, or by a spiritual conviction that this earthquake is an act of judgment on an unredeemable life, his despair is apparent.
His proposed answer hinges on his position that, for artists, critics, and historians, everything "begins and ends in esthetic judgment." For artists, that act of judgment is inherent in practice, for all work is a response to and a comment on (even a critical interpretation of) other works, whether explicit or not.
Like Augustinian evil, error is a privation, an act of judgment made in ignorance.
In a small community with a short history it can be more difficult to make exacting judgments about one's work, especially when the community is suspicious of outside standards and ambivalent about the very act of judgment. In moving from the church to the women's movement Anderson had shifted from an artistic tradition of enormous subtlety and range to a subculture of protest with a much smaller and much less ambiguous iconographical vocabulary.
Conflicting appeals must be weighed in an act of judgment (for which there are no further criteria of evaluation) that decides which action is supported by the preponderance of evidence.