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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The state of being a standard (something against which another thing is measured or compared);

Usage examples (36)
  • Here, the activity of design introduces an element of normativity, which is absent from scientific knowledge.
  • After all, rationality is a normative notion and plausibly it is the idea of normativity that gives the Open Question Argument its force.
  • Byron, which it finds the site of an early nineteenth-century contest between "normativity" and "heterodoxy."
  • The main idea of virtue epistemology is to understand the kind of normativity involved on the model of virtue theories in ethics. for more
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