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Subcontrary

Subcontrary Sub*con"tra*ry, a. 1. Contrary in an inferior degree. 2. (Geom.) Having, or being in, a contrary order; -- said of a section of an oblique cone having a circular base made by a plane not parallel to the base, but so inclined to the axis that the section is a circle; applied also to two similar triangles when so placed as to have a common angle at the vertex, the opposite sides not being parallel. --Brande & C. 3. (Logic) Denoting the relation of opposition between the particular affirmative and particular negative. Of these both may be true and only one can be false.

Subcontrary Sub*con"tra*ry, a. 1. Contrary in an inferior degree. 2. (Geom.) Having, or being in, a contrary order; -- said of a section of an oblique cone having a circular base made by a plane not parallel to the base, but so inclined to the axis that the section is a circle; applied also to two similar triangles when so placed as to have a common angle at the vertex, the opposite sides not being parallel. --Brande & C. 3. (Logic) Denoting the relation of opposition between the particular affirmative and particular negative. Of these both may be true and only one can be false.

Subcontrary

Subcontrary Sub*con"tra*ry, n.; pl. Subcontraries. (Logic) A subcontrary proposition; a proposition inferior or contrary in a lower degree.

Subcontrary Sub*con"tra*ry, n.; pl. Subcontraries. (Logic) A subcontrary proposition; a proposition inferior or contrary in a lower degree.

- cases of the incorrect application of the contrary, subcontrary and subalternation relations are syllogistic fallacies called illicit

- that the opposites of contraries (which the medievals called subcontraries, subcontrariae) can both be true, but they cannot both be false.

- in mathematics , the harmonic mean (sometimes called the subcontrary mean) is one of several kinds of average . typically, it is

- similarly, the subcontrary relationship is dissolved between the existential statements 'some s is p' and 'some s is not p'. the former is

- proposition six proves the existence an oblique cylinder of the parallel circular sections subcontrary to the series of which the bases

- as the subcontrary i contradicts e and the subcontrary o contradicts a, the logical proposition apprehending partial quantity can be

- they can both be false, but cannot both be true), and two subcontraries i and o (i.e. they can both be true, but cannot both be false)

- each other. propositions that cannot be simultaneously false (e.g. 'something is red' and 'something is not red') are said to be subcontraries.

- paraconsistent logic s have been developed that allow for sub-contrary forming operators. model-theoretic paraconsistent logicians often

- logic , however, 'negation' in paraconsistent logic is not really negation in the formal sense; it is merely a subcontrary-forming operator.

- that the opposites of contraries (which the medievals called subcontraries, subcontrariae) can both be true, but they cannot both be false.

- in mathematics , the harmonic mean (sometimes called the subcontrary mean) is one of several kinds of average . typically, it is

- similarly, the subcontrary relationship is dissolved between the existential statements 'some s is p' and 'some s is not p'. the former is

- proposition six proves the existence an oblique cylinder of the parallel circular sections subcontrary to the series of which the bases

- as the subcontrary i contradicts e and the subcontrary o contradicts a, the logical proposition apprehending partial quantity can be

- they can both be false, but cannot both be true), and two subcontraries i and o (i.e. they can both be true, but cannot both be false)

- each other. propositions that cannot be simultaneously false (e.g. 'something is red' and 'something is not red') are said to be subcontraries.

- paraconsistent logic s have been developed that allow for sub-contrary forming operators. model-theoretic paraconsistent logicians often

- logic , however, 'negation' in paraconsistent logic is not really negation in the formal sense; it is merely a subcontrary-forming operator.