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gratuitous

Law given or made without receiving any value in return
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is to demonstrate, in thinking and behavior, not only that traditional principles of social ethics like transparency, honesty and responsibility cannot be ignored or attenuated, but also that in commercial relationships the principle of gratuitousness and the logic of gift as an expression of fraternity can and must find their place within normal economic activity.
In contemporary formulations, the gratuitousness requirement is often subsumed under the requirement that the donor intend to make a gift.
4) Despite the absolute formalism of Heidegger's meditation, hardly compatible with the sensuousness of D'Annunzio's literary world, the connection between Heideggerian time and the gratuitousness of existence through the paradigm of the gift can ultimately help us appreciate the protagonist's ambivalent ethos in Trionfo della morte.
James Franklin, "Caritas in Veritate: Economic Activity as Personal Encounter and the Economy of Gratuitousness," Solidarity 1, no.
In a work marked as much by palpable realism as by what Lamb calls compression and ellipsis (26, 34), the suicide would have to make psychological or emotional sense to avoid the story's drifting into gratuitousness or incoherence.
We cannot bequeath this heritage to them without proper care for the environment, without a sense of gratuitousness born of our contemplation of the created world.
As a chef, I saw a difference in the gratuitousness and loyalty of my customers once I started demonstrating that I cared about their health and the environment.
54 Does it list all the 145 36,99 practiced gratuitousness separately, highlighting those that should be used in the rendering of accounts (accountability) to the government bodies, presenting quantitative data, that is, the benefits amount, number of people served, number of appointments, number of scholarship students with representative amounts and percentages?
Such gratuitousness is an underrated element of Restoration libertinism, its defiance of the coming prudentialism of eighteenth-century culture.
This is an aspect that is often underestimated both by the literature and by librarians, deceived by the gratuitousness and facility with which a blog can be created.
There are many individuals who wish apparently a little personal power to find themselves around the elites: gratuitousness, only those which are devout and dreamers; in a interesting way, those irrepressible in their desire to be, in turn, influential).
It means the gratuitousness of love and the nobility of the human in an authentic relation with the other.