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Synonyms for suppositional

presumed to be true, real, or genuine, especially on inconclusive grounds

Synonyms for suppositional

based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

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On the other hand, formal rule theories (Braine & O'Brien, 1998; Rips, 1994) and Suppositional theory (Evans & Over, 2004; Evans et al.
Imaginings and supposings presumably present their contents with something like suppositional force) Desires, for their part, present their content with imperatival force.
Similarly, the practices of voice pedagogues were reviewed in order to ascertain whether those practices were research-based, observational, or suppositional.
Risk-taking studies have usually utilized suppositional situations, anagrams, or puzzles as their experimental materials.
It is a mistake, therefore, to understand the necessity of the One's production of all things as a suppositional necessity that only exists because the One has willed itself to be such that it is the cause of all things.
Not surprisingly, the period of greatest interest in graphology coincided roughly with the Freudian psychoanalytic movement, in all its reductive and suppositional glory.
Each Islamist's knowledge and ideas are not absolute but suppositional by nature.
Be that as it may, the preceding suppositional dialogue is intended to provide a template for the proceeding analysis on the development of human rights infractions of marginalized groups in India--who are often minorities (i.
The chapter on technology as a solution to academic disengagement is suppositional, simplistic, and limited in scope.
The conditions were serve aggravated in Jan 2012 by suppositional activities of dealers and traders he explicated.
That is, this suppositional theory asserts that reasoners consider the probability of conditional statements and think about the closest possibility in which the antecedent holds.
The suppositional account of Evans and colleagues (Evans, Handley, & Over, 2003; Over & Evans, 2003) turns the question of conditional reasoning around.
Shortly thereafter the Cardinal writes a public declaration (in response to rumors that Galileo had been formally charged with wrongdoing) absolving the scientist of any misconduct; this declaration or certificate contains no specific prohibition against holding a suppositional appreciation of the heliocentric theory.
Moreover, the necessity of actions in the moral world is suppositional, as are natural processes in general.