Common sense is not a just a normative judgment about wisdom, but a structural feature of any functioning organization.
“We are crushing it on the normative front,” the ever-blunt Ambassador Power declared.
Thus even in Ethics there is now perceptible in some quarters a tendency to repudiate the normative standpoint.
And, if we go back to the Politics of Aristotle, we find the normative or regulative aim still more prominent.
So too it is in prayer that the normative principles of prayer emerge; yet men require teaching how to pray.
The art-bearings of the science are given in the normative character of its subject-matter.
Thus is answered the dispute whether logic is empirical or normative, psychological or regulative.
They have both a eulogistic or normative sense, and a descriptive sense; a meaning de jure and a meaning de facto.
One editor proposed to amend this by inserting the normative "he" after "Ganymede;" and another by omitting "with" after "afire."
It is the purity of the value-forms imagined in philosophy that makes philosophy "normative."