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POSIT

(Profiles for Open Systems Internetworking Technologies) A set of voluntary standards published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for network equipment purchased by the U.S. government. It is the successor to GOSIP.
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In Heidegger's view, Nietzsche discloses that the positing of "value" requires a "point-of-view" conditioned by the "preservation-enhancement" of "life.
In other words, Otsuka "solves" the problems his theory of political legitimacy throws up by positing a nonconsensual government that would rule over the consensual ones.
Wollheim's account rests on positing an (invisible) internal spectator within the pictures whose role is, roughly put, to embody a sense of the inaccessibility of the depicted figure.
She next considers the Soledades as pastoral literature, positing an influence of Counter Reformation devotional works like St.