By Antony G. Flew
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Austin, John (1790--1859). Perhaps the most influential philosopher of law of the 19th century. Austin was greatly influenced by the work of Jeremy *Bentham, especially in his 'positivist' approach to the nature of law (see law, philosophy of). In The Province of Jurisprudence Determined (1832), Austin argued for a strict separation between what the law is and what it ought to be. ) Austin defined law as a command of the sovereign, expressing his wish, and backed by sanctions for non-compliance.
See also effluxes, theory of; logical atomism; quantum mechanics. attributive. 1. Denoting a particular placing of an adjective. The adjective 'white' is in the attributive position in 'Silver is a white horse' and in the predicative position in 'Silver, the horse, is white'. 2. An adjective. If an adjective in either position requires a substantive to supply part of its sense, it is said to be 'syncategorematic or a logical attributive. For example, to say that a mouse is large involves the understanding that it is large-for-amouse, since a mouse is small-for-ananimal; Mary may be good at cooking, but indifferent at singing.
See Ibn Gabirol. average. 1. In one common sense, a word virtually synonymous with 'typical', 'ordinary', or 'in no way distinguished'. 2. More technically, the average is the arithmetic mean: to find, for instance, the average height of the people in a room you must add up the heights of every individual and divide that total by the total number of people. It is false to say, as is quite often said, that half the members of any group must be below and half above average in whatever respect anyone chooses to specify.
A Dictionary of Philosophy by Antony G. Flew