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conventional

1. Law based upon the agreement or consent of parties
2. Arts represented in a simplified or generalized way; conventionalized
3. Bridge another word for convention
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And since it's so complicated, conventionalists also contend that finding a solution to obesity is expensive.
The fourth major school is the conventionalist or sentimentalist school that goes back to the moral philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment.
Similarly, 'conservative conventionalists attempt to preserve existent theories by building onto them ever more elaborate (critics would label them ad hoc) peripheral systems' (Caldwell, 1980: 367).
Yet the activity of classical political philosophy with respect to this very concern, our immortality, is overlooked by those who view classical political philosophy, as Murray does, as a historically necessary (and historically limited) defense of the city's justice against the critique of ancient conventionalists, a defense that ends in the fatal monism of the polis.
While Test matches draw the purists, ODI cricket attracts mostly the conventionalists. But with the advent of IPL, the game has earned a wider appeal in India.
The answer seems to be that in his combat against the conventionalists view of science as a set of a priori truths, Popper repeatedly bumped into the instrumentalism of the conventionalists and he was thus forced to acknowledge the question they had raised, what is the aim of science?
This becomes clear if we consider in more detail the conventionalist picture of the process by which meaning is determined: conventionalists clearly underestimate the scope open to the interpretive assignment of meaning.
Popper, when he wrote The Logic of Scientific Discovery, was well-aware of the point made by Pierre Duhem, and by other conventionalists, that it was possible to preserve any particular claim which was prima facie refutable, in the face of a "refutation," by modifying some other aspect of one's theoretical system.
###High salary a measurement of success, Fashion and prestige, Conventionalists, Collectors,
Because people are more likely to be realists about science and conventionalists about other categories, let us stick with science.
all of them can live with the limits that the text imposes." (67) For these reasons, conventionalists argue, "the Constitution is a particularly good focal point" and should be interpreted to preserve its ability to function as such.
Whatever analysis conventionalists in the US and all over the world make, and regardless of whether the naE[macron]ve bet on traditional equations for relations with the next administration, nothing will be guaranteed in the Obama era.