PHIL vocab

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Melina.gonzales
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PHIL vocab
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2014-02-19 12:18:00
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vocab test 2
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  1. contingent statement
    true in some cases, false in some
  2. tautological statement
    • true in all cases
    • (P v ~P)
  3. Law of excluded middle
    • Either "this" or not "this," no third option
    • (P v ~P)
  4. contradictory statement
    • false in all cases, can never be true.
    • (P ⋄ ~P)
  5. law of non-contradiction
    ~(P ⋄ ~P)
  6. Epimenides' Paradox
    (a Cretan) "All Cretans are liars"
  7. Liar's Paradox
    "This statement is false"
  8. "unless"
    (  v  )
  9. "yes, although, but"
    (  ⋄  )
  10. "only if"
    (  ⊃  )
  11. "provided that"
    • (  ⊃  )
    • same as "if"
  12. necessity: "A is necessary for B"
    • (~A ⊃ ~B)
    • (B ⊃ A)
  13. "G is sufficient for V"
    (G ⊃ V)
  14. "Just if"
    (  Ξ  )
  15. Necessary and Sufficient
    (  Ξ  )

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