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a principle governing affairs within or among political units

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An individual's style may be either predominantly preceptive or receptive in the process of gathering information and either predominately systematic or intuitive in evaluating that information.
Preceptive cognitive preference related instrument items are no 1,17,24,31,35,41 and 47,
The overall mean score of receptive cognitive preference is slightly higher than preceptive cognitive preference.
Now as to the prohibitory Laws of Nature they will appere by the preceptive, rectum est Index sui & obliqui [A straight line is the measure of itself and a crooked line] (11) the opposite of these preceptive Laws are such as fall under the prohibitory Law (b) of Nature and the unnaturalnes and unreasonablenes of these and the reasonablenes (c) of their prohibition will appeare by the reasonablenes & naturalness of those that I have mentioned as preceptive Laws of Nature.
The preceptive capacity of these few lines outlines the appropriate conduct of an honourable Christian and stresses the peregrinatory character of the earthly existence.
The use of the paradox and the composition based on preceptive statements, so familiar from the Exeter "Maxims", also appear in Riddle 40, as well as in the riddle immediately preceding it.
Along the information gathering dimension, preceptive individuals filter information by the use of precepts, or internalized concepts and expectations.
The research suggests that different careers are specially compatible with these various styles; thus a production manager is likely to be systematic and preceptive (north-west quadrant of the diagram), whereas an architect is thought to be intuitive and receptive (south-east quadrant).
in parallel synonymous phrases, we hear cervantine preceptives for a history which will be real, or at the least verisimilar, according to the prudent and discrete reader.
26) For an historian's perspective of Europe's preceptives v.
Composition of apocryphal preceptive scriptures was only one indigenous Buddhist strategy to reconcile the imported moral codes with their feasibility in China.
12) These assertions were unmistakably couched in the language of Bodhisattva preceptive sutras: The Pusa Yinglo Jing proclaimed that, "All mundane and transmundane precepts have the Mind as their essence" (13); the Fanwang Jing also affirmed that the specific regulatory articles were merely "expedient," while the "immaculate Mind Ground of the original self-nature" is the essence underlying external precepts.
Heat Treating--In-house heat treating capability up to 1100 deg, for most preceptive hardening materials.
From Preceptive Poetics to Aesthetic Sensibility in the Critical Appreciation of Eighteenth-Century Poetry: Ignacio de Luzan and Esteban de Arteaga", Dieciocho 11.
The predicate, contradicting "gnomic or other preceptive passages elsewhere in Old English and Old Saxon which 'address the consequences of angering God,'" is suspect thematically.