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to have as a need or prerequisite

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cause to be a concomitant

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The view for which he is famous is that laws are contingent relations of necessitation between distinct universals, and he explicitly denies that property identities are laws (see Armstrong 1983, 138; 2005, 315-6).
However, in this instance the illumination is not of the sort that shows necessitation.
since these are theorems, then by the rule of necessitation and the definition of strict implication, their counterparts using strict implication are also theorems.
This has repercussions for Nussbaum's approach, for it means that the act of determining what shapes the historical constitution of a present actuality is thoroughly political, because no act of determining the necessitation of a present actuality by enumerating a series of actual conditions can be exhaustive, and because any such partial determination of the constitutive conditions can therefore serve as either a justification or a criticism of the present actuality depending on how it is selected.
A complication arises in characterizing the that's-all claim in terms of minimality where a priori entailment, rather than necessitation, is concerned.
Finally, Mellor appears to accept that what binds chances to the space-time location is something like the causal necessitation of ch(E) when Ga and C.
The question of causal necessitation will ultimately depend on whether these interpretive capacities are reducible to nomological regularities.
Similarly, subscriptions to journals are not canceled ("a necessitation due to involuntary retrenchment exigencies") but "deselected" or "deselectioned.
Moreover, since the same cognitive structure determines what is knowable in every possible object, the external necessitation that applies to them all will do so irrespective of what they are.
On the second reading, no moral necessitation is possible with regard to the choice to live, since morality first arises after the choice is made.
In order for this freedom of choice of means to be meaningful, Thomas insists that there must be necessitation with respect to the end.
These everyday observances seem to be fourfold, and to consist in guidance by nature (huphegesi phuseos), necessitation by affections (pathe), handing down of laws and customs, and teaching of kinds of expertise.
Then presumably under such conditions we have the right kind of necessitation relation between "the particle having momentum p at time [t.