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Synonyms for justification

Synonyms for justification

a statement that justifies or defends something, such as a past action or policy

a statement of causes or motives

a justifying fact or consideration

that which provides a reason or justification

Words related to justification

something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary

a statement in explanation of some action or belief

the act of defending or explaining or making excuses for by reasoning

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The important point is that, regardless of whether these three different types of justification for partiality are subsumed under a deeper agent-neutral justification, they have different implications for the justification of pre-parental partiality.
The influence of ethical leadership on employee moral justification can also be explained through these two aspects of leadership style (Bandura, 1986; Brown & Trevino, 2006; Liu, Long, & Loi, 2012).
But being forced to consider what constitutes justification is not a bad result.
As Goldman notes, this characterization of justification will not suit Conee and Feldman's purposes, if their aim is to explain justification in terms of evidence.
Justification is up 8lb for that success but I still can't believe that a mark of 91 is anywhere near his ceiling.
The son of Montjeu hails from a top-class family as a high-brother to Opera House and Ascot Gold Cup winner Kayf Tara, his relationship to the latter offering particular hope of Justification staying this twomile-two-furlong trip.
The Right to Justification, a thoughtfully selected, tightly knit, and wide-ranging collection of Rainer Forst's essays in moral and political theory, provides a useful introduction to the thought of one of the most exciting political philosophers working today.
In contrast, a small minority of scholars have maintained, without significant argumentative support, that provocation is best understood as a partial justification on the ground that the provoked killing is less wrongful than is an unprovoked killing, ceteris paribus.
Veli-Matti Karkkainen, Professor of Systematic Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary and Docent of Ecumenics at the University of Helsinki, takes up "The Lutheran Doctrine of Justification in the Global Context." He argues that a revised understanding of the Lutheran doctrine of justification may help Christians more adequately address the challenges of global diversity, including encounters with other religious and spiritual traditions.
The budget justification lists 33 performance measures IRS officials and other stakeholders use to evaluate the agency's progress toward its goals of improving service and compliance.
Radano, Lutheran and Catholic Reconciliation on Justification: A Chronology of the Holy See's Contributions, 1961-1999, to a New Relationship between Lutherans and Catholics and to Steps Leading to the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification.
On the Relationship between Propositional and Doxastic Justification, JOHN TURRI
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