dilemmatic
adjective see dilemma

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  • dilemmatic — See dilemma. * * * …   Universalium

  • dilemmatic — dil·em·mat·ic …   English syllables

  • dilemmatic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • dilemma — dilemmatic /dil euh mat ik/, dilemmatical, dilemmic, adj. dilemmatically, adv. /di lem euh/, n. 1. a situation requiring a choice between equally undesirable alternatives. 2. any difficult or perplexing situation or problem. 3. Logic. a form of… …   Universalium

  • Principlism — is a system of ethics based on the four moral principles of:1. Autonomy free will or agency, 2. Beneficence to do good, 3. Nonmaleficence not to harm, and 4. Justice social distribution of benefits and burdens.From the beginning of recorded… …   Wikipedia

  • Descartes: metaphysics and the philosophy of mind — John Cottingham THE CARTESIAN PROJECT Descartes is rightly regarded as one of the inaugurators of the modern age, and there is no doubt that his thought profoundly altered the course of Western philosophy. In no area has this influence been more… …   History of philosophy

  • dilemma — noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Late Greek dilēmmat , dilēmma, probably back formation from Greek dilēmmatos involving two assumptions, from di + lēmmat , lēmma assumption more at lemma Date: 1523 1. an argument presenting two or more equally… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gabriel Nuchelmans — Gabriel R. F. M. Nuchelmans (* 15. Mai 1922 in Oud Gastel/Nordbrabant; † 6. August 1996) war ein niederländischer Philosoph mit den Schwerpunkten Philosophiegeschichte, insbesondere Philosophie des Mittelalters, sowie Logik und Sprachphilosophie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nuchelmans — Gabriel R. F. M. Nuchelmans (* 15. Mai 1922 in Oud Gastel/Nordbrabant; † 6. August 1996) war ein niederländischer Philosoph mit den Schwerpunkten Philosophiegeschichte, insbesondere Philosophie des Mittelalters, sowie Logik und Sprachphilosophie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dilemma — /dəˈlɛmə / (say duh lemuh), /daɪ / (say duy ) noun 1. a situation requiring a choice between equally undesirable alternatives; an embarrassing or perplexing situation. 2. Logic a form of argument in which two or more alternatives (the horns of… …   Australian English dictionary

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