excogitation


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Synonyms for excogitation

Synonyms for excogitation

thinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it

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The chief implications are that the study of practices with documents should yield a more promising set of concepts for thinking philosophically about information than studies centered upon a theoretical, philosophical excogitation of the nature of information.
Instead of seeing the first nine amendments as empowering federal courts to enact their own excogitations into law and the tenth as void, Garry says that he would have the entire suite of amendments ratified in 1791 understood in the same way: as further limiting, or clarifying preexisting limits of, the power of the central government.