Had Al Gore won, he probably would have been posited
more as a know-it-all father who always gets the last (boringly pedantic) word, like Danny Thomas or Hugh Beaumont's Ward Cleaver.
This "perspectivalist" interpretation appears to be based largely on Descartes's explanation of the relation between the res cogitans and the res extensa, between a transcendentally self-sufficient, thinking being that itself is the only guarantee of certainty and the world that is posited
as extended matter "outside" this being.
The understanding posited
here, that the spiritual may be accessed via the physical, may constitute a poetic or philosophical stance, but - one begins to feel Reinhardt was correct - scarcely a moral one.
In chapter 3, Hunt explores the "fraternal" elements of Freud's model, finding the perdurance, under the Republic, of an even more egalitarian fraternal society than the one posited
in Freud's romance.
The early short stories posit in the minds of Faulkner's earned and intended audience his views on race so that, as a Southernwriter who will later write exclusively about the contemporaneous South of the United States, his views of race are posited
a priori with his sincere readership.
Wilson charts the history of this problem and details its proof, as posited
by Wolfgang Haken and Kenneth Appel in 1976.