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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...

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

- 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...

- (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...

- and E (i.e. 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) according...

- (e.g. 'Something is red' and 'Something is not red') are said to be subcontraries. contradiction: It's dead entails It's not alive AND It's not alive...

- "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] The Fargo...

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

- 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...

- (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...

- and E (i.e. 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) according...

- (e.g. 'Something is red' and 'Something is not red') are said to be subcontraries. contradiction: It's dead entails It's not alive AND It's not alive...

- "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] The Fargo...