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  • adj. Not evidential.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ evidential

Examples

  • They demonstrated that if a social system produces a specific strategy from among a set of alternatives that are equally functional, plausible, and defensible, and among which choices can legitimately be made on nonevidential grounds (such as taste), the chosen strategy will persist unchanged for eleven generations.

    Reading Session

  • They read the sociologists as arguing that a principled distinction between evidential and nonevidential considerations cannot be drawn and devote their efforts to refuting those arguments.

    The Social Dimensions of Scientific Knowledge

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