Definitions

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  • adj. Having the illocutionary force of issuing a judgment.
  • n. A speech act whereby a judgment is issued.

Etymologies

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From verdict +‎ -ive.

Examples

  • You exemplify a verdictive e.g. when as a judge you pronounce a verdict; an exercitive by appointing, voting or advising; a commissive by promising, undertaking or declaring that you will do something; a behabitive by apologizing, criticizing, cursing or congratulating; an expositive by acts appropriately prefixed by phrases like ˜I reply™, ˜I argue™, ˜I concede™ etc., of a general expository nature.

    Him

  • The idea is that these substantive judgments are aesthetic in virtue of a special close relation to verdictive judgments of taste, which are subjectively universal.

    Aesthetic Judgment

  • But to some extent this may have been a mistake, since the role of such judgments is to serve verdictive aesthetic judgments of beauty and ugliness.

    Aesthetic Judgment

  • And secondly, it is part of the meaning of substantive aesthetic judgments that they imply verdictive aesthetic judgments.

    Aesthetic Judgment

  • Now, what exactly is this special intimate relation between verdictive and substantive aesthetic judgments?

    Aesthetic Judgment

  • If there's an obligation to act against one's own reasonable verdictive moral judgments (say, but doing what one rationally judges is worse than what one reasonably judges is best), it's not rationally identifiable as such.

    Think Tonk

  • verdictive aesthetic judgments,” and let us call the other aesthetic judgments (of daintiness, dumpiness, elegance, delicacy etc) “substantive aesthetic judgments.”

    Aesthetic Judgment

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