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self-limiting

(sĕlf-lĭm′ĭ-tĭng)
adj.
1. Limiting oneself or itself.
2. Self-limited.

self′-lim′i·ta′tion (-tā′shən) n.
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It follows that the concept of self-limitation should be applied
If Ukrainians seek an accommodation with Moscow, it must be their desire for self-limitation, not a policy imposed by Washington or Berlin.
Latouche links Illich's emphasis on autonomy through frugality and conviviality and the Castoriadian ideas of self-limitation and phronesis (prudence) in the techno-scientific field.
It is here that the importance of the project of Self-Limitation of Needs--the rejection of an economy of productivism and growth--becomes highlighted as a principle of political organization.
Autonomy (true freedom) is a necessary self-limitation, with respect to the rules of social behavior and in the rules we adopt in our behavior toward the environment.
For those who wish to retain divine omnipotence (or more of it than process theologians often do, at least), the claim of God's self-limitation becomes key.
Not only does she suggest that a systemic and anthropocentric approach to ecological exploitation lacks any sense of self-limitation, but also that an adequate environmental response will entail recognizing the limits to human knowledge and actions.
IN the manner of someone unfamiliar with disappointment or self-limitation, Matthew is currently toying with a number of new avenues of potential excellence.
In order to extricate himself from this problem, Ramberti argues that Pomponazzi sets forth a theoretical innovation: God's self-limitation. Pomponazzi proclaims that God limits his foreknowledge so that his divine decrees correspond with the exact moment when human will is exercised.
These volumes do, by design and self-limitation, concentrate on Europe and North America, with the sole exception of Fiorenza's treatment of Latin American liberation theology.
The talk, based on his book, will feature insights and techniques to break out of fear and self-limitation. 345-9913.