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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.

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

- in mathematics, the harmonic mean (sometimes called the subcontrary mean) is one of several kinds of average, and in particular one of the pythagorean

- are purple' and 'no round squares are purple' are true. similarly, the subcontrary relationship is dissolved between the existential statements 'some s

- the existence an oblique cylinder of the parallel circular sections subcontrary to the series of which the bases are two. proposition nine proves that

- (which the medievals called subcontraries, subcontrariae) can both be true, but they cannot both be false. since subcontraries are negations of universal

- constituted by the double negation of the first two. as the subcontrary i contradicts e and the subcontrary o contradicts a, the logical proposition apprehending

- 'negation' in paraconsistent logic is not really negation; it is merely a subcontrary-forming operator. approaches exist that allow for resolution of inconsistent

- 'negation' in paraconsistent logic is not really negation; it is merely a subcontrary-forming operator.[full citation needed][full citation needed] contradiction

- in mathematics, the harmonic mean (sometimes called the subcontrary mean) is one of several kinds of average, and in particular one of the pythagorean

- are purple' and 'no round squares are purple' are true. similarly, the subcontrary relationship is dissolved between the existential statements 'some s

- the existence an oblique cylinder of the parallel circular sections subcontrary to the series of which the bases are two. proposition nine proves that

- (which the medievals called subcontraries, subcontrariae) can both be true, but they cannot both be false. since subcontraries are negations of universal

- constituted by the double negation of the first two. as the subcontrary i contradicts e and the subcontrary o contradicts a, the logical proposition apprehending

- 'negation' in paraconsistent logic is not really negation; it is merely a subcontrary-forming operator. approaches exist that allow for resolution of inconsistent

- 'negation' in paraconsistent logic is not really negation; it is merely a subcontrary-forming operator.[full citation needed][full citation needed] contradiction

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