determinative judgment


in Kantianism
: a judgment that proceeds from a general concept or universal principle and designates the particulars which are to be subsumed under the general
contrasted with reflective judgment

Word History


translation of German bestimmende Urteilskraft

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“Determinative judgment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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