self-determining[ self-di-tur-muh-ney-shuh n, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-determining
Synonyms for self-determining
- on one's own
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-DETERMINING
A basis is necessary; and it is furnished only by self-determining activity.
Science does not find it necessary to assume the non-existence of self-determining will.
A moral agent, to be free, must be possessed of a self-determining principle.
Is the will self-determining, or is it determined—i.e. from without?
Thus reason as self-determining supplies notions of freedom; reason as determined supplies categories of understanding.
But whether we choose the ideal as the goal or something else, our choice is the free act of a self-determining will.
This capacity of self-lawgiving, or self-determining, Kant calls the autonomy of the will.
Man is man in virtue of being a Person, a self-determining will, held accountable to a spiritual Ideal.
From this harmony of self-determining percipient units Leibnitz has to explain the world of nature and mind.
Man is man, in virtue of being a Person, a self-determining will, held accountable to a spiritual Ideal.