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  • n. The state or quality of being anomalous.

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  • n. Quality of being anomalous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality or condition of being anomalous.

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  • n. deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule


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  • This kind of anomalousness is one thing, dependence or supervenience another.

    Aesthetic Judgment

  • This indicates severe myopia about economists' own anomalousness, and the anomalousness of the market economies that they study--where instrumental rationality in the service of pecuniary self-interest is, indeed, prevalent.

    Roger Koppl - The Austrian Economists

  • Far from emphasizing the distinctiveness of introspection, the Inner Sense model instead seeks to minimize the anomalousness and associated mystery of self-knowledge by construing introspection as fundamentally similar to perception.


  • Granting the anomalousness of aesthetic properties, then, we need to explain it.

    Aesthetic Judgment

  • Nevertheless the anomalousness of aesthetics is worth thinking about in its own right.

    Aesthetic Judgment

  • If Beardsley insists on a lawlike connection between his three thick substantive aesthetic properties (unity, intensity and complexity) and aesthetic value, he can only do so at the cost of conceding anomalousness between the three thick substantive aesthetic properties and nonaesthetic properties.

    Aesthetic Judgment

  • But they are not agreed on the explanation of anomalousness.

    Aesthetic Judgment

  • Secretary's Office, was reputed to be an excellent mathematician, and had high testimonials of his qualification, he applied for the professorship; evidently feeling the anomalousness of his position, and his inability and powerlessness to establish a system of Public School

    The Story of My Life Being Reminiscences of Sixty Years' Public Service in Canada

  • Continuum of anomalousness: Gentle vs Intense, Orthodox vs Idiosyncratic, No sensory elements vs Clear 'hallucinations', Connectedness vs Loss of self, Transient vs Extended, Not paranormal vs Strong 'paranormal'.

    Planet Atheism

  • There is great plausibility in Hume and Kant's suggestion that what explains the anomalousness of the aesthetic is the first feature of judgements of taste ” that judgements of taste are essentially subjective, unlike ordinary empirical judgements about physical, sensory, or semantic properties (Hume 1985, pp. 231-232,

    Aesthetic Judgment


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