Normativity half-solves the many-disposition problem.
The word tactics originates in the Greek taxis, meaning order, arrangement, or disposition—including the kind of disposition in which armed formations used to enter and fight battles.
The former president's generally antagonistic disposition toward the international community led America's global approval rating to plummet during his tenure compared to where it was under his most recent predecessors, according to Pew Research Center.
When you sell or otherwise dispose of a capital asset, the difference between the amount you sell it for and your basis is a capital gain (if the value at disposition is more than your basis) or a capital loss (if the value of the disposition is less than your basis).
McGinn’s claim (2) may then apply to the manifestation of the disposition.
The claim that a given person has such a disposition is thus a claim about the state of a physical object.
The people covet wealth and fame; they are afraid of punishments: this is their basic disposition (qing 情).
Down the track, Os will have C not by virtue of acquiring a special, genetically-encoded disposition-for-C.
It may conclude that cultivating a disposition to one-box is rational although one-boxing itself is irrational.
Knowing how, then, is a disposition, but not a single-track disposition like a reflex or a habit.
However, Gamble adds, that disposition gains substance from its connection with national ways of life and traditions:
It is consistent with the causal basis for a disposition being identical with the disposition itself.
What is ultimately worth having, the “good of humankind,” consists in “a certain disposition of the volition” (1.8.16).
This sort of disposition is not relevant to the spatial content of the experience on the disposition theory.
An excessive disposition to confidence is rashness and an excessive disposition to fear and a deficiency in confidence is cowardice.
Aristotle emphasizes the former, a disposition (hexis) with respect to making (poiêsis), is distinct from the latter, a disposition with respect to doing (praxis).
The science of records control has had to face at least three central issues: (1) the determination of types of records to be removed from agencies of origin, (2) the time of disposition, and (3) the manner of disposition.
., the disposition to repel other electrons and to attract positrons, or the disposition to exert gravitational attraction on other entities with mass, we have thereby said everything there is to be said about the nature of the electron.
This latter distinction allows the disposition theory to answer one of the main objections to the bold readiness theory (described at the end of section 3.2.2) that there is no single special disposition connected to perceiving any given object.
My disposition to fear rats is connected to all kinds of other psychological dispositions, such as a disposition to believe that rats carry diseases and that I should run away from them, a desire to not catch any diseases from rats, and so forth.
- 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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