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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...

- subsequent line. Hypothetical syllogism is closely related and similar to disjunctive syllogism, in that it is also a type of syllogism, and also the name of...

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- proof by contrapositive. The form of a modus tollens argument resembles a syllogism, with two premises and a conclusion: If P, then Q. Not Q. Therefore, not...

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

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

- not all lemons are yellow, we infer that (4) unicorns exist by disjunctive syllogism. An alternate argument for the principle stems from model theory...

- B)\land \neg \neg B){\big )}} . This is to be compared with the full disjunctive syllogism. One possible scheme of extending the positive calculus to minimal...

- conditional • (Paradox) Affirming a disjunct Ampheck Controlled NOT gate Disjunctive syllogism Inclusive or Involution List of Boolean algebra topics Logical graph...

- 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...

- subsequent line. Hypothetical syllogism is closely related and similar to disjunctive syllogism, in that it is also a type of syllogism, and also the name of...

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

- proof by contrapositive. The form of a modus tollens argument resembles a syllogism, with two premises and a conclusion: If P, then Q. Not Q. Therefore, not...

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

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

- not all lemons are yellow, we infer that (4) unicorns exist by disjunctive syllogism. An alternate argument for the principle stems from model theory...

- B)\land \neg \neg B){\big )}} . This is to be compared with the full disjunctive syllogism. One possible scheme of extending the positive calculus to minimal...

- conditional • (Paradox) Affirming a disjunct Ampheck Controlled NOT gate Disjunctive syllogism Inclusive or Involution List of Boolean algebra topics Logical graph...

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