Definitions

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  • n. A person who deliberates

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who deliberates.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See deliberater.

Etymologies

deliberate +‎ -or (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Management For Effective CEOs, Look Up While the traditional picture of a chief executive is of a stoic, conservative deliberator, new research suggests that companies are better off with a high-flying risk taker—literally.

    Week in Ideas

  • This change was led by the Nerd-in-Chief himself who, despite his ability to take it to the hoop, is more policy wonk than saber rattler, more deliberator than agitator, more tortoise than hare.

    Dr. Jim Taylor: White House Geek Is Chic

  • Yes, a deliberator may sensibly assign probabilities to any events, including her acts.

    Causal Decision Theory

  • Since even the desideratum of practical coherence is subject to such re-specification, this holistic possibility really does represent an alternative to commensuration, as the deliberator, and not some coherence standard, retains reflective sovereignty

    Moral Reasoning

  • As in Ann's case, we can see in certain contexts that a deliberator is likely to get things wrong if he or she acts on his or her perception of the first-order reasons.

    Moral Reasoning

  • Unlike agent-relativity or agent-neutrality, deliberator relativity and deliberator neutrality cannot simply be

    Reasons for Action: Agent-Neutral vs. Agent-Relative

  • BROWN: Well, Ray was more, as the book says, the deliberator.

    CNN Transcript Aug 4, 2005

  • But our deliberator quickly perceived that it would not do for him to meddle in this infamous negotiation; and, without pondering over it any longer, he resolved to open his mind to Doctor Azzecca-Garbugli; so far, that is, as was necessary to make him acquainted with his desire.

    Chapter XI

  • He who has few names is in so far forth an incompetent deliberator.

    Talks To Teachers On Psychology; And To Students On Some Of Life's Ideals

  • Far from being the sort of impulsive, gut-spilling artist implied by the term "action painting," he was a deliberator.

    NYT > Home Page

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