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innate

1. Botany (of anthers) joined to the filament by the base only
2. (in rationalist philosophy) (of ideas) present in the mind before any experience and knowable by pure reason

innate

[i′nāt]
(biology)
Pertaining to a natural or inborn character dependent on genetic constitution.
(botany)
Positioned at the apex of a supporting structure.
(mycology)
Embedded in, especially of an organ such as the fruiting body embedded in the thallus of some fungi.
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Premise 1: A scientific taxonomy of psychological traits T does not admit traits that are individuated by the essential property K Premise 2: A scientific taxonomy of psychological traits T is inconsistent with the folk term 'innate' because this term designates a putative type of traits that are individuated by the essential property K Premise 3: Putative types of traits designated by terms that are inconsistent with a scientific taxonomy of psychological traits T must be eliminated Conclusion: Innateness is a putative type of traits which must be eliminated
Respectable mathematicians never use intuition or innateness to assert that mathematical concepts are false beliefs
If we study the Input Hypothesis Model of second language learning and production for our purpose in this study we can see the innateness and Lingua Nativus are at work.
Now, speaking of innateness and universality, opens up space for an understanding of the evolutionary phenomenon, concerned with the beginning and the functionality of behaviors acquired by the species.
Similarly, much of the evidence accumulated by the leading advocates of the innateness of IQ, such as the Pioneer Fund, comes from twin adoption studies, which seem to show that individuals' IQ and personality traits are far closer to those of their fraternal or (especially) identical twins raised apart than to unrelated foster siblings or parents, and this pattern of similarity grows steadily stronger over time.
Lacking such pathway, such hypotheses must rely on universality of behavioral traits, which is consistent with innateness but does not imply it.
See Josh McDermott and Marc Hauser, "The Origins of Music: Innateness, Uniqueness, and Perception," Music Perception: An Interdisciplinary Journal 23, no.
Writing on the innateness of power to the being of humans, Bertrand Russell notes that "of the infinite interests of (wo) man, the chief are the desires for power and glory" (1938:11).
Comparative analysis will provide a glimpse into Bethune's leadership in contemporary servant leadership terms and further examine the innateness of leadership traits.
Based on the innateness hypothesis, McNeill's (1970) proposal of universal grammar constraints may also justify students' errors.
Even if scientists have for the last century tried to find an alternative grammar to replace the traditional one, consider also their trials to invent the much promised Esperanto, even if like archeologists they have tried to reveal the proto-language, the mother of all languages, even if they hoped to launch UG and the innateness hypothesis, even if they have constantly been on the lookout of finding a common core, a universal essence of communication, the only answer is in the vibrational alphabet, something most people reject and probably all scientists hate to hear about.
Review of Ritske Rensma, The Innateness of Myth: A New Interpretation of Joseph Campbell's Reception of C.