At 12:23 PM 5/20/99 -0400, Wade T.Smith wrote:
>So, your question becomes- "Long-standing usage is to the description of
>what is really there as what the usual usage of a standard is to some
>analog of 'descriptive'"
That's not what I meant. Let me try again:
Should is to Is as Normative is to ... Informative?
I'm looking for a category of beliefs that describe what is the case rather than what should be the case.
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