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- adj. Which is based on, pertains to, or constitutes criteria.
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- adj. Serving as a basis for evaluation.
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- adj. serving as a basis for evaluation
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The constitution was very very very very very clear on the criterial for his removal from office
The constitution was very very very very very clear on the criterial for his removal from office though not the ceremonial mechanism, i.e., impeachment
The constitution was very very very very very clear on the criterial for his removal from office though not the ceremonial mechanism, i.e., impeachment.
Individuals he talked of the satisfaction of certain conditions as being criterial for the ascription of some disputed claims, and justified that by transcendental arguments.
He calls such intentions directing intentions and then says that he has come to "regard the directing intention, at least in the case of perceptual demonstratives, as criterial, and to regard the demonstration as a mere externalization of this inner intention." (1989b, p. 582)
The semantic sting argument is a claim that Hart applies criterial semantics generally to legal (and, incidentally, jurisprudential) concepts, in a way that makes real disagreement about the law impossible.
A strict ideational theory requires that all the criterial beliefs be satisfied in the correct application of the concept.
The theory supposes that, while different people can possess some different beliefs about race, they share certain criterial beliefs and these serve to define the concept.
Suppose we loosen the theory so that race has only to satisfy a good number of our criterial beliefs.
Yet, as Appiah insists, there is no set of criterial beliefs that satisfies this condition in the case of race.