Unformatted text preview: backed with power, in³uence, and resources tend to win out. And power doesn’t always act with truth or jusTce.” (page 74). 7. What are the strategies to cope with problemaTc deFniTons (9)? 8. OpTonal: Read the Frst case study (Pornography) to understand the subjecTvity of deFniTons. 9. Case Study: NaTves. What consTtutes an “authenTc” NaTve Person (a person is recognized with “status Indian”)? Why does the Canadian government need to deFne this status so precisely? Why is the deFniTon problemaTc? 10. Give YOUR own deFniTons of: human life (when does it start?), marriage (what consTtutes marriage?), cheaTng between spouses (what consTtutes cheaTng?), and family. Compare your deFniTons to the deFniTons your dicTonary/encyclopedia presents....
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- Extensional definition, Philosophical logic, American Psychiatric Association