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  • adj. Able to be evaluated in a certain way


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evaluate +‎ -able


  • Consumers may not have an emotional or affective understanding of numbers and the information may therefore be less "evaluable," a term coined by Hibbard to refer to the ease or precision with which the values of the attributes across alternatives create an affective (good/bad) feeling [

    Journal of Medical Internet Research

  • It is perhaps these "˜surface 'features of moral discourse, those that make it look like moral claims are assertions, and hence expressions of belief, and so truth-evaluable, and that moral disagreement appears to be genuine moral disagreement, that later tempted Ayer to consider Mackie's" ˜error 'theory of moral language (Mackie 1977) as closer to the truth (in Ayer 1984).

    Carry-Over Thread

  • Noncognitivism, which says that, despite appearances to the contrary, claims from the flagged domain are not truth-evaluable to begin with, they are commands or emotions disguised as truthbearers; (b) Error theory, which says that all claims from the flagged domain are false;

    The Correspondence Theory of Truth

  • Another potential application of work on categories lies in the idea that various mistakes and puzzlements in ontology can be traced to the mistaken belief that category-neutral existential and quantificational claims are truth-evaluable (see Thomasson 2007).


  • Frege noted (1879, 20) that there is no difference in truth evaluable content, between sentences such as a. John works with real estate and likes fishing


  • One route to this view proceeds through the claims that a veridical perception of the world is a perceptual state with an intentional content containing demonstrative elements that refer to the mind-independent items in the environment that are perceived, and that truth-evaluable intentional contents with demonstrative elements that successfully refer are object-dependent.

    Petty Injuries

  • The two further assumptions are the following. (a) Truth-evaluable intentional contents with demonstrative elements that successfully refer are object-dependent, and (b) experiences are of the same mental kind only if they have the same truth-evaluable contents.

    Petty Injuries

  • The nodes themselves are, typically, not taken to be semantically evaluable; nor do the patterns have semantically evaluable constituents.

    Mental Representation

  • More generally, given that a practice issues in truth-evaluable statements, it seems that one cannot advocate

    Naturalism in the Philosophy of Mathematics

  • That mental processes are computations, that computations are rule-governed sequences of semantically evaluable objects, and that the rules apply to the symbols in virtue of their content, are central tenets of mainstream cognitive science.

    Mental Representation


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