Great facie

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The term prima facie ( latin for 'prima facie', 'at first glance'; literally, with / at first face ') is the German in the meaning "until further notice", "as long as no contrary evidence set “Used. He says nothing about whether the external appearance is deceptive - so the appearance is deceptive - or not.


Prima facie found as a specialist realized especially in the theory of knowledge , a discipline of theoretical philosophy .

Moreover, in the Ethics - a discipline of practical philosophy as a result of the work of - William David Ross (1877-1971), the term prima facie obligations incurred by such moral duties are called, which at first seems valid possess .


In German legal language , prima facie evidence , prima facie evidence and evidence of first prima facie evidence are synonyms .

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Web links

Wiktionary: primus  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations
Wiktionary: facies  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations

Individual evidence

  1. Jean-Claude Wolf : A pluralism of prima-facie duties [sic] as an alternative to monistic theories of ethics . In: Journal for Philosophical Research . (ZPhF). Jg./Bd. 50. Klostermann , 1996, ISSN  0044-3301 , OCLC 300123808 , ZDB -ID 2235674-5 , p. 601–610 ( online at [accessed on August 25, 2015]).