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incomparable

(mathematics)
Two elements a, b of a set are incomparable under some relation <= if neither a <= b, nor b <= a.
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And thirdly, it observes the heterogeneity among different languages, cultures and civilizations, and allows for variabilities that solve the issue of incomparability which cross-civilization studies may encounter.
The main advantage of using PROMETHEE methods is that they can deal with qualitative and quantitative data simultaneously, and have the ability to avoid incomparability.
Peterson is committed to both a particular understanding of the irreducibility and incomparability of the three moral dimensions, and a particular conception of degrees of moral rightness, which means in most complex cases we will end up with statements of the following kind:
273) See Elizabeth Anderson, Practical Reason and Incommensurable Goods, in INCOMMENSURABILITY, INCOMPARABILITY, AND PRACTICAL REASON, supra note 267, at 90, 91-95.
We know that the incomparability occurs only when x [member of] FN and y [member of] [0,1] see ref.
Kuhn never resolves the issues connected with the radical incomparability of paradigms.
252) Finnis, supra note 250, at 111-18; Elizabeth Anderson, Practical Reason and Incommensurable Goods, in Incommensurability, Incomparability, and Practical Reason, supra note 249, at 90, 90-91; Cass R.
To address any potential concerns about incomparability, we controlled for, in X, observable differences in person characteristics between states with and without the policy changes, discussed above.
That steadfastness in the face of persecution might be a means of proving the incomparability of Catholic truth is an idea which inspires The Wreck of the Deutschland" (436) and even governs its verbal patterning, as Dubois shows through a careful analysis of the poem.
She accomplishes this by resisting any effort by Leontes or the other nobles to forget the incomparability of Hermione.
Thus Russians assert that the Red Army liberated the Baltic of Nazi tyranny, and Jews insist on the incomparability of the Holocaust.
This is not the aim of this paper, though the possible incomparability of onomastic and literary material in dialect studies means that Kristensson's survey, as the sole national survey of ME dialects from onomastic data, is the only one of its kind.