from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to an agent or to an agency.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or pertaining to an agent or an agency.
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- adjective Of or pertaining to an
agentor an agency.
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- adjective of or relating to an agent or agency
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She had at the time of action the pertinent agential abilities or capacities.
We will be good Germans, and our denunciations will always be rituals instead of agential deeds.
The agential powers of the self-ascriber also play an important role in another non-epistemic construal of what is special about self-knowledge, the authority view.
These issues include: what is involved, conceptually and psychologically, in reflecting on one's attitudes considered as one's own; and what is required for avoiding self-alienation or maintaining agential integrity.
In practice, the nomological, statistical, counterfactual, and agential accounts tend to converge in the indeterministic case.
As to probability, each of the nomological, statistical, counterfactual, and agential versions of the theory might be thought to harbor causal notions.
Let us set aside the jurisdictional problem as having established the need to go beyond SDL in order to represent agential obligations.
These notions are all intended to have a strong agential reading.
On the face of it, the “not” s in (1) and (2) are not external to the deontic operators, as it were, nor are they directly operating on p; rather they pertain to Jane Doe's agency with respect to p. They come “between” a deontic element and an agential element, so reading OB as an amalgamation of a deontic and agential operator does not allow for the
It is quite plausible to think that the first five agential operators satisfy the conditions of the traditional square and the traditional threefold classification scheme: