Based on Habermas' theory of deliberative democracy (1989; 1996), Wilhelm (1999) derived a number of criteria for measuring the deliberativeness
of online postings, assigning different scores to postings according to their deliberativeness
External review favors a reasonable allocation of resources through process values of accountability and deliberativeness
over the rectitude of decision in individual cases.
Accordingly, Doyle sets out "four standards for anticipatory self-defense" that would avoid such problems: "Lethality identifies the likely loss of life if the threat is not eliminated; Likelihood assesses the probability that the threat will occur; Legitimacy covers the traditional just war criteria of proportionality, necessity, and deliberativeness
of proposed responses; and Legality" (p.
(45.) Besides the case when we accept the existence of a sui generis deliberativeness
of the assembly of indiscernible (something similar to the way in which some analysts speak of the social conscience).
We choose mediating devices to advance deliberativeness
The nation needs someone with Senator Obama's understanding, his temperedness, his deliberativeness
, his maturity, his pragmatism, his toughness and his faith." He went on to say, "But most of all it needs us, it needs you, it needs me ...
Whether either pair would have complementary abilities in office -- for example, the deliberativeness
of one balanced by the action orientation of the other -- remains to be seen.
If legitimacy is increased by deliberativeness
, then changing the membership of the Council could lead to increased deliberation.
Even though philosophy should be, by definition, a field of the most deliberate usage of words and terms, right now it clearly lacks deliberativeness
, the quality of reflection.
Perhaps most poignant was the deliberativeness
, both from the leadership and a grassroots level, to seek and pursue strategies to improve their communities' success.
The relationship between the thalamo-amygdala circuit and the hippocampus-amygdala complex is at least suggestively analogous to the relationship between somatic ethical sensibility and practical reasoning, ethical and moral prototypes: the visceral immediacy of the former is contrasted with the multivalent deliberativeness
of the latter, which is motivated by, but also potentially modifies, the urgent impulses or raw impressions of the former.
Among the characteristics especially desirable in the processes that guide the President are deliberativeness
, transparency, humility, variability, and attainability.
Several court decisions involving legal adults have interpreted this kind of document as an important piece of evidence regarding a patient's decision to refuse life-sustaining treatment. In a few cases, nonstatutory advance directives have been held to have probative weight even when the directives were oral in nature and would not provide clear and convincing evidence of the person's desire to refuse life-sustaining treatment. At least one state supreme court has been willing to accept the oral directives of an adolescent as providing sufficient legal evidence of the "seriousness and deliberativeness
" of the patient's views.
Although the House Republican leadership has been able to rely on some in the upper chamber who share their taste for confrontational politics and conservative activism -- ranging from Majority Whip Trent Lott (R-MS) to freshman Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) -- more moderate Republicans -- including Labor and Human Resources Chair Nancy Kassebaum (R-KS) and Budget Chair Pete Domenici (R-NM) -- remain committed to a kind of institutional deliberativeness
and budget-conscious conservatism often at odds with their House colleagues.