Intention in such matters was of primary importance, since all duties were likely to be regulative to some extent.
That is 035using teleology as a regulative principle, in Kant's sense of the word.
regulative training often calls for rousing words from the teacher.
Though not constitutive, yet are they regulative principles.
The former is in a sense a regulative and conservative principle which lays down limits beyond which variation may not stray.
These regulative principles are known as The Canons of the Syllogism.
The second regulative idea of speculative reason is the conception of the universe.
For a man's idea of God is fundamental, regulative of all his religious thinking.
As regulative, they prescribe the problems which the understanding in its search for knowledge is called upon to solve.
The psychological idea is, therefore, meaningless and inapplicable, except as the schema of a regulative conception.
early 15c., "adjust by rule, control," from Late Latin regulatus, past participle of regulare "to control by rule, direct," from Latin regula "rule" (see regular). Meaning "to govern by restriction" is from 1620s. Related: Regulated; regulating.
regulate reg·u·late (rěg'yə-lāt')
v. reg·u·lat·ed, reg·u·lat·ing, reg·u·lates
To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.
To adjust to a particular specification or requirement.
To adjust a mechanism for accurate and proper functioning.
To put or maintain in order.