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- That broadens conceptual knowledge by adding new information.
1988, Frederick L. Will, Beyond Deduction, page 152:
- To speak Hegelese for a moment, since the deductive processes so discriminated require for their own development, for their own self-realization, to be combined with and enriched by their ampliative complements, in the broad view of these matters required by an investigation of philosophical governance the opposition between them must be overcome.
- feminine of