Dispositional

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Dispositional Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Dispositional \Dis`po*si"tion*al\, a. Pertaining to disposition.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Dispositional'


A disposition is a habit, a preparation, a state of readiness, or a tendency to act in a specified way.

The terms dispositional belief and occurrent belief refer, in the former case, to a belief that is held in the mind but not currently being considered, and in the latter case, to a belief that is currently being considered by the mind.

In Bourdieu's theory of fields dispositions are the natural tendencies of each individual to take on a certain position in any field. There is no strict determinism through one's dispositions. In fact, the habitus is the choice of positions according to one's dispositions. However, in retrospect a space of possibles can always be observed.

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