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Meanwhile, Harper equivocates on abortion for fear that no party can win a national election with an avowedly pro-life leader.
Rowlands also equivocates, providing evidence for both sides of the question, but tends to be more optimistic, ft is a difficult problem, requiring a statistical analysis and therefore still on the professional agenda.
Less persuasively, Edwards equivocates about the Decameron's role in Chaucerian modernity; having described it as 'a paradigm and influence too powerful to need (or perhaps allow) the documentation we ask of sources rather than intertexts' (p.
For McDermott, learning from the other does not mean that one equivocates about the finality of Christ.
Similarly, the book equivocates about whether software markets constitute natural monopolies, questioning the idea in the first chapter and proclaiming it in the last.