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Synonyms for subsumption

the premise of a syllogism that contains the minor term (which is the subject of the conclusion)

incorporating something under a more general category

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subsumptive sentences is assessed based on the meaning of the predicate
complex generic subsumptive step and comes down to individual
Judgment used to determine whether a case at hand falls under a given description may be called by either of the Kantian terms "subsumptive judgment" or "determinant judgment."[8]
Practical judgment is therefore neither subsumptive nor reflective.
In the summary on 42 he says that the difference between the two is that his view, unlike emotivism, implies that moral statements are "governed by logic." However, later (120f.) he allows that some emotivist theories allow "subsumptive arguments" in ethics.
Psychologist Valentino Braitenberg's research implied that some "conscious" behavior may simply be "in the wiring." Rodney Brooks of MIT has pioneered the hardware realization of these ideas by applying his own concepts of subsumptive architectures (cooperative hierarchical structures) to create very capable robots.
148-154) that there is in that theory a special species of statistical explanation which is neither subsumptive under a generality as advocated classically by Hume and Hempel nor explicitly causal but rather "transcendental".
For a detailed study of the nature of Kant's logic as subordinative rather than subsumptive Coy contrast with Wolff), see Beatrice Longuenesse, Le Pouvoir de juger (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1993); and for a study showing this to have been a feature common to the thought of the major philosophers of the seventeenth century, see Jean-Claude Pariente, L'Analyse du langage a Port-Royal.
Dickey, also acutely aware of catastrophic evil in human nature, needs to be "Cleans'd" from his exposure to the atrocities of war, which, like Coleridge, he personifies in animal form.(10) Although both poets subscribe to a harmonious pantheism that incorporates historical calamity as fully realistic material for the poetic imagination, Dickey postulates nothing like a divine providence - as does Coleridge when he "recentre[s]" his "immortal mind" (390) - as a subsumptive or unifying principle to which he can appeal for relief.