Definition of explicandum in English:
noun (plural explicanda ˌɛksplɪˈkandə)Philosophy
The fact, thing, or expression which is to be explained or explicated. Compare with explicans.
- Such elucidation would only be plausible if we understood the explicans more clearly than the explicandum.
- Forms of environmentalism abound, and often the text recognizes that explicans and explicandum can readily change places.
Mid 19th century: Latin, 'something to be explained', neuter gerundive of explicare.
Definition of explicandum in:
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