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ostensive

1. obviously or manifestly demonstrative
2. Philosophy (of a definition) given by demonstrative means, esp by pointing
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Instead we provide only an ostensive definition of the term; that is, by pointing out examples that generate the same subjective perceptual effect.
ORs are mutually constituted by its ostensive aspects (routine internalized as a standard, its ostensive aspect being the abstract and general idea of standardized routine) as well as by its performative aspects (routine in practice, based on context, where the performative aspect consists of actions, enactments by people, at a specific time and place), where the former invokes the resources to perform the action and at the same time hampers and constrains routine changes, while the latter generates, recreates, maintains and modifies the ostensive aspect (Feldman & Pentland, 2003; Pentland & Feldman, 2008).
Eight of the 28 trials were ostensive teaching trials, in which two new words were interchangeably dictated four times each, and the comparison stimuli were a familiar object and an unknown object.
In Wittgenstein's account, ostensive definitions map nouns onto the world, as if the fact of the existence of objects in the world pushes language toward deambiguation: a compulsive (dis-eased) state of trying to strip language to its essentials, as if it were a set of labels for a pre-existing world.
And he might equally well take the name of a person, of which I give an ostensive definition, as that of a colour, of a race, or even of a point of the compass.
Relevance theory claims that every act of ostensive communication is guided by the presumption of relevance, which enables people to draw inferences from the given stimulus.
The best example for what is ostensive ideology is represented by advertising, which has become the encyclopedia and the art of modernity.
The goal is a poetics that foregrounds how art reveals truths of thinking and being, a goal to be achieved by at once thematizing and transcending the formal moments that are conditions of the possibility of a Sagen that is poetically ostensive.
At a second level, established through ostensive communication, common ground includes also general knowledge of enduring relevance.
The findings underscore marked and ostensive verbalisation as a distinguishing feature of secure mothers' well-attuned, affect-mirroring communication with their infants.
Artifacts are modified for and are supports to both ostensive and performative aspects of routines.
Mathematics, so far, is derivative of entailment and propositions, bought at the price of carving the world into categories, "cat" and "mat" where, however, ostensive definitions are famously ambiguous.