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In a similar vein, the vindicatory conception of the right depends almost entirely on the primary claim-right conception for its normative content and is therefore of little independent significance.
Because the Old Testament background of sacrifice revealed that "the orisons of faith and penitence must be accompanied with the streaming blood of a victim and the venging fire of the altar," the words associated with sacrifice--propitiation and expiation--were assigned to the Work of Christ (Dabney, "Vindicatory Justice" 466-67).
One of the most exciting findings of this book is the prevalence of vindicatory violence prompted by precedence competitions within churches.
Here Carroll illustrates the general causes and contours of vindicatory violence.
Perhaps Carroll's most significant achievement is less in imagining such a nebulous concept as vindicatory violence than in documenting it in an era when there were good contemporary legal reasons to conceal it.
Is Williams' genealogy vindicatory, as he intends, or merely reductive?
In February this year, she raised the amount to 160 million yen, including 100 million yen in vindicatory compensation.
The tax authority imposed a ''vindicatory'' tax on the 80 million yen fund as the company refused to reveal its use, the sources said.
And this model could comprise a useful vindicatory framework for that.
Wiggins attempts to use his notion of a vindicatory explanation -- developed elsewhere in his work-4o ground the claim that morality is objective in this sense.
She harped on the same string in her vindicatory address "To the Reader" printed before Sir Patient Fancy, a cheeky preface which formed the written equivalent of the rather impertinent prologues spoken before Restoration plays.