But what is this disposition?
Disposition varies only slightly between male and female cats.
The disposition effect gets its name from a 1985 research paper, "The Disposition to Sell Winners Too Early and Ride Losers Too Long: Theory and Evidence."
hard inexorable disposition, a wild inhuman disposition, a sheepish disposition, a childish disposition; a blockish, a false, a scurril, a fraudulent, a tyrannical: what then?
The court, however, does announce a disposition.
But e has meaning only if the second disposition is in place.
But for someone whose disposition is comparable, one should relinquish it.
In a very general sense, they mean disposition, or otherwise something close by.
Might we instead say that knowing how to do something entails a disposition to do it?
The people covet wealth and fame; they are afraid of punishments: this is their basic disposition (qing 情).
It masks the disposition of the glass to break when struck, but does not remove that disposition.
By the Distinctness Thesis the disposition is one of these other properties, ergo the disposition does nothing.
The system can be selected for the one disposition that it has but it cannot be selected for the disposition that it does not have.
Hence there are three dispositions (at least) here: a disposition to react in the attack mode, a disposition to react in the decay mode, a disposition to vibrate in a certain way.
It is indeed a disposition, but a disposition of one’s will, not a disposition of emotions, feelings, desires or any other feature of human nature that might be amenable to habituation.
For instance, if you seem to see a red shiny fish in front of you, then (on this view) you have a disposition to believe that there is a fish in front of you, and your experience is identical with this disposition.
Geoff also has a disposition to perform evil actions, but this disposition is not highly fixed because he is indifferent about whether he should be disposed to perform evil actions and is, in general, capricious and unprincipled.
Note that PPJ and Lewis’s characterisation both leave it an open question whether the causal bases for a disposition need be categorical properties, or instead a disposition might have a disposition as a causal basis.
Shoemaker (1980) considers a key’s disposition to open his front door and points out that it could lose this disposition without undergoing any intrinsic change, for example, by the lock on his door being replaced by one of a different kind.
Rick Grush (2000, 2007) has adopted Evans’ theory, and attempted to clarify and expand upon it, particularly in three areas: first, the distinction between the disposition theory and other approaches; second, the neural implementation of the disposition theory; and finally the specific kinds of dispositions that are relevant for the issue of spatial experience.
- your usual mood
Example: he has a happy disposition
- the act or means of getting rid of something
- an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
- a natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing
Example: a swelling with a disposition to rupture
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Rick Grush 2000 2007 has adopted Evans theory and attempted to clarify and expand upon it particularly in three areas first the distinction between the disposition theory and other approaches second the neural implementation of the disposition theory and finally the specific kinds of dispositions that are relevant for the issue of spatial experience