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Propositions and Syllogisms

Propositions and Syllogisms

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 The verbal expression of themental judgment is calledpropositionProposition is group of ideas of which anything is affirmed ordeniedFor ancient thinkers,proposition is the enunciation of truth or falsity.
Types of PropositionTypes of Proposition
Categorical: A categoricalCategorical: A categoricalproposition unites or separates twoproposition unites or separates twoconcepts by means of the linkingconcepts by means of the linkingverb “to be.”verb “to be.”
Hypothetical: A hypotheticalHypothetical: A hypotheticalproposition unites or separates, notproposition unites or separates, nottwo concepts but two enunciationstwo concepts but two enunciationsby means of a non-verb copulaby means of a non-verb copula
Examples of CategoricalExamples of CategoricalPropositionsPropositionsSome sharks are not dangerous.Some sharks are not dangerous.Every kind act is meritorious.Every kind act is meritorious.

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