- The Eastern Church has no creeds in the modern Western use of the word, no normative summaries of what must be believed.
Subsidiary to metaphysics, as the central inquiry, stand the sciences of logic and ethics, to which may be added aesthetics, constituting three normative sciences - sciences, that is, which do not, primarily, describe facts, but rather prescribe ends or set forth ideals.
Ueberweg's definition of it as "the science of the regulative laws of thought" (or "the normative science of thought") comes near enough to the traditional sense to enable us to compare profitably the usual subject-matter of the science with the definition and end of philosophy.
The fact that some things are ultimate may be recognized by the synechist without abandoning his standpoint, since synechism is a normative or regulative principle, not a theory of existence.
Again, the Reformation had drawn a line round the canon - sharply in Calvinism, less sharply in Lutheranism (which also gave a quasi normative position to its Confessions of Faith).
The introduction of the term "regulative" or "normative" is intended to differentiate the science from psychology as the science of mental processes or events.
Norms-A fixed or ideal standard; a normative or mean score for a particular age group.
Normative tests or milestone scales should not be the major basis for the developmental assessment of infants and young children.
For example, initiation of sexual intercourse and experimentation with alcohol and drugs are normative adolescent behaviors.
We appreciate your constant encouragement and your steadfast upholding of the value of celibate chastity as normative for the ordained priesthood.
Normative influence does not have to involve physical coercion.
consciousness cannot be divided into a descriptive or informational aspect and a normative or imperative one.
Normative agents fled from known aggressive agents, forgoing social interaction but also forgoing the possibility of theft and a loss to their strength.
The first thing to say is: narrative is not normative.
The English version of this specification is the only normative version.
There can be recourse, that is, to logical or conceptual relations of an essentially normative kind.
Recent debates about intellectual property rights have been marked by a spurt of critiques aimed at the very normative basis of intellectual property.
These models correspond in some part to actual societies, past or present, but are also normative in character.
However, the fact that I have promised to do something is intrinsically normative.
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normative masculinity depended upon outsiders to define itself.
normative reputation helped the giver focus its generosity on those most likely to be reciprocal in the future.
normative economics means to include value judgments in our reasoning.
However, questions arise when it becomes normative for the life and ministry of the church in general.
Also, you say that the use of various gifts shouldn't be considered normative to evangelism.
Man's separation from God and his present condition are basically traced to God Himself and not to man, and are made normative.
normative in any way.
Hence, morality and patriotism cannot be meaningfully contrasted as distinct strands of normative thinking; patriotism cannot be meaningfully contrasted as distinct strands of normative thinking; patriotism is the precondition of moral functioning.
premarital cohabitation has become normative.
Chapter Two considers the normative syllogism, a formalization of the process of (deductively) applying law to facts.
One can affirm metaethical theological voluntarism while being a moral skeptic; one cannot affirm normative theological voluntarism while being a moral skeptic.
The view just described is a version of normative theological voluntarism.
In Gombrich a normative logic must always drive representational convention in one direction.
Normative theory in both cases is reduced to the shrunken form of applied ethics - moral principles unsuccessfully imposed on politics.
hagiography to Wilson's analysis, the male gaze is normative in the Indian Buddhist hagiographies and sets the standard for all meditators.
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