commensuration love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Proportion; the state of having a common measure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of commensurating; the state of being commensurate.

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  • noun The act of commensurating; the state of being commensurate.

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Examples

  • Are they earning in commensuration with market values or are there other veiled forces at play?

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  • Reply Obj. 3: The dimensive quantity of Christ's body is in this sacrament not by way of commensuration, which is proper to quantity, and to which it belongs for the greater to be extended beyond the lesser; but in the way mentioned above (ad 1, 2).

    Summa Theologica, Part III (Tertia Pars) From the Complete American Edition

  • Although appealing to a bargaining solution can give determinacy to a social contract, it does so at the cost of appealing to a controversial commensuration mechanism.

    Contemporary Approaches to the Social Contract

  • 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

  • For if a particular piece of land be considered absolutely, it contains no reason why it should belong to one man more than to another, but if it be considered in respect of its adaptability to cultivation and the unmolested use of the land, it has a certain commensuration to be the property of one and not of another man, as the Philosopher shows.16

    The Political Ideas of St. Thomas Aquinas

  • I answer that, Right or just depends on commensuration with another person.

    The Political Ideas of St. Thomas Aquinas

  • Now it belongs not only to man but also to other animals to apprehend a thing absolutely; wherefore the right which we call natural is common to us and other animals according to the first kind of commensuration.

    The Political Ideas of St. Thomas Aquinas

  • Philosophical conversation should not be a search for commensuration, it should be, rather, hermeneutical.

    Hermeneutics

  • Lafe, I have said and will restate here again that people are entitled and in fact need to be compensated in commensuration with their expertise, knowledge, and yes, market value.

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  • For if a particular piece of land be considered absolutely, it contains no reason why it should belong to one man more than to another, but if it be considered in respect of its adaptability to cultivation, and the unmolested use of the land, it has a certain commensuration to be the property of one and not of another man, as the Philosopher shows. '

    An Essay on Mediaeval Economic Teaching

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