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underdetermines

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of underdetermine.

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Examples

  • Still, that insight radically underdetermines what your column will say.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Problematics of Punditry

  • In short, Descartes 'reciprocity of transfer thesis underdetermines the outcome of his bodily collisions, as well as the capacity to apply, and make predictions from, the Cartesian collision rules.

    Descartes' Physics

  • First, the explanation in terms of emotional goods underdetermines the institution to be supported: other relationships, such as friendships, embody emotional goods.

    Marriage and Domestic Partnership

  • That A is an important component of communication, and that A underdetermines B, do not justify the conclusion that B is an important component of communication.

    Saving Prostitutes in Sevilla

  • Just as content underdetermines force and force underdetermines content; so too even grammatical mood together with content underdetermine force.

    Saving Prostitutes in Sevilla

  • As we have seen, that A is an important component of communication, and that A underdetermines B, do not justify the conclusion that B is an important component of communication.

    Saving Prostitutes in Sevilla

  • Another way of putting the point is that the content of one's communicative act underdetermines the force of that act.

    Saving Prostitutes in Sevilla

  • Content also underdetermines the decibel level at which we speak but this fact does not justify adding decibel level to our repertoire of core concepts for the philosophy of language.

    Saving Prostitutes in Sevilla

  • The force of an utterance also underdetermines its content: Just from the fact that a speaker has made a promise, we cannot deduce what she has promised to do.

    Saving Prostitutes in Sevilla

  • And even if the LF of a sentence S underdetermines the logical form of the proposition a speaker expresses with S (on a given occasion of use), perhaps the LF provides a “scaffolding” that is somehow elaborated in particular contexts, with little or no mismatch between grammatical and propositional architecture.

    Logical Form

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