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nor·ma·tive

(nōr'mă-tiv),
Pertaining to the normal or usual.
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If constitutivism is true, the conditions of agency that explain (normatively forceful) practical reasons for us must be (descriptively) inescapable.
Yet legal education neglects the subject of representation, which is a normatively more complex and demanding position in the U.S.
The Roe Court viewed the strong version of the state's interest as "rigid" because that theory holds that the fetus is normatively (as well as biologically) human regardless of its stage of development (that is, from conception on).
In short, Jeff suggests my argument is both praxeologically and normatively problematic.
Third, many suggest that, when it comes to overcoming fundamental global challenges, the current institutional arrangements fall short not just normatively but also practically.
EU citizenship is normatively limited to the extent that EU integration is also normatively limited.
Recent public surveys reveal that nearly 80 percent of the people normatively support cultural rights but they also adopt a conservative position and approach vis-Ea-vis the Kurdish issue.
China will never again submit to the West militarily, so it should not submit to the West normatively either, the reasoning goes.
A practical principle is normatively necessary only if it is a formal principle and provides a ground of choice through its form.
Thus agent-centred epistemologies seek to settle the value problem by appealing to an epistemic agent who grounds what is valuable or normatively significant in cognitive activities.
Word and Sacrament as Non-Negotiable," Maxwell Johnson, Professor of Liturgical Studies at the University of Notre Dame, explores the question of whether there is anything normatively authoritative for Christian worship among Lutherans.
ironically alludes to what is considered a nonideological or nonpartisan process within CST, even though he thereafter eliminates all discussion about the possibility of theological and ethical truth claims functioning normatively behind this "Catholic ideology"; his social-scientific methodology rules out the ethical task of making normative moral judgments within the theological framework of God's relationship to the world, the normative functioning of which is a central premise of CST and papal encyclicals.