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Disjunctive syllogism

Disjunctive Dis*junc"tive, a. [L. disjunctivus: cf. F. disjonctif.] 1. Tending to disjoin; separating; disjoining. 2. (Mus.) Pertaining to disjunct tetrachords. ``Disjunctive notes.' --Moore (Encyc. of Music). Disjunctive conjunction (Gram.), one connecting grammatically two words or clauses, expressing at the same time an opposition or separation inherent in the notions or thoughts; as, either, or, neither, nor, but, although, except, lest, etc. Disjunctive proposition, one in which the parts are connected by disjunctive conjunctions; as it is either day or night. Disjunctive syllogism (Logic), one in which the major proposition is disjunctive; as, the earth moves in a circle or an ellipse; but in does not move in a circle, therefore it moves in an ellipse.

Disjunctive Dis*junc"tive, a. [L. disjunctivus: cf. F. disjonctif.] 1. Tending to disjoin; separating; disjoining. 2. (Mus.) Pertaining to disjunct tetrachords. ``Disjunctive notes.' --Moore (Encyc. of Music). Disjunctive conjunction (Gram.), one connecting grammatically two words or clauses, expressing at the same time an opposition or separation inherent in the notions or thoughts; as, either, or, neither, nor, but, although, except, lest, etc. Disjunctive proposition, one in which the parts are connected by disjunctive conjunctions; as it is either day or night. Disjunctive syllogism (Logic), one in which the major proposition is disjunctive; as, the earth moves in a circle or an ellipse; but in does not move in a circle, therefore it moves in an ellipse.

- In classical logic, disjunctive syllogism (historically known as modus tollendo ponens (MTP), Latin for "mode that affirms by denying") is a valid argument...

- jacket, I will keep dry Therefore if it rains today, I will keep dry Disjunctive syllogism (sometimes abbreviated DS) has one of the same characteristics as...

- argument form and a rule of inference. Modus tollens is a mixed hypothetical syllogism that takes the form of "If P, then Q. Not Q. Therefore, not P." It is...

- also be. Disjunctive syllogism Hypothetical syllogism Legal syllogism Polysyllogism Prosleptic syllogism Quasi-syllogism Statistical syllogism Philosophy...

- example, the constructive dilemma, the destructive dilemma or the disjunctive syllogism. False dilemmas are usually discussed in terms of deductive arguments...

- to be true, i.e., unicorns exist (this inference is known as the Disjunctive syllogism). The procedure may be repeated to prove that unicorns do not exist...

- approach is to reject disjunctive syllogism. From the perspective of dialetheism, it makes perfect sense that disjunctive syllogism should fail. The idea...

- proves the full disjunctive syllogism. Practically, in the intuitionistic context, the principle of explosion enables the disjunctive syllogism: ( ( A ∨ B...

- In classical logic, a hypothetical syllogism is a valid argument form, a deductive syllogism with a conditional statement for one or both of its premises...

- for which excluded middle holds can be proven stable using the disjunctive syllogism, which is discussed more thoroughly below. The converse does however...

- jacket, I will keep dry Therefore if it rains today, I will keep dry Disjunctive syllogism (sometimes abbreviated DS) has one of the same characteristics as...

- argument form and a rule of inference. Modus tollens is a mixed hypothetical syllogism that takes the form of "If P, then Q. Not Q. Therefore, not P." It is...

- also be. Disjunctive syllogism Hypothetical syllogism Legal syllogism Polysyllogism Prosleptic syllogism Quasi-syllogism Statistical syllogism Philosophy...

- example, the constructive dilemma, the destructive dilemma or the disjunctive syllogism. False dilemmas are usually discussed in terms of deductive arguments...

- to be true, i.e., unicorns exist (this inference is known as the Disjunctive syllogism). The procedure may be repeated to prove that unicorns do not exist...

- approach is to reject disjunctive syllogism. From the perspective of dialetheism, it makes perfect sense that disjunctive syllogism should fail. The idea...

- proves the full disjunctive syllogism. Practically, in the intuitionistic context, the principle of explosion enables the disjunctive syllogism: ( ( A ∨ B...

- In classical logic, a hypothetical syllogism is a valid argument form, a deductive syllogism with a conditional statement for one or both of its premises...

- for which excluded middle holds can be proven stable using the disjunctive syllogism, which is discussed more thoroughly below. The converse does however...

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