The view (traceable no doubt to the Aristotelian definition) that equity mitigates the hardships of the law where the law errs through being framed in universals, is to be found in some of the earlier writings.
This removes, or at least mitigates, the difficulty referred to, and leaves more room for the reigns of Jotham and Ahaz; but it requires, of course, a corresponding reduction in the reigns of the kings succeeding Ahaz.
If in the end it must happen, execute it in a way that mitigates the damage--investors are repaid (in part or whole), employees leave satisfied and your reputation remains intact.
This process produces a parachute-like experience which mitigates the force of the fall.
While this may seem an extreme measure, the financial risk of unexpected illness or injury overseas mitigates it.
His general theory of knowledge deriving from Kant and Reid, and including among other things a contaminatio of their theories of perception, 3 in no way sustains or mitigates his narrow view of logic. He makes no effective use of his general formula that to think is to condition.
That a criminal was reared among male factors mitigates his fault in our eyes.
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