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Single Idea 18908

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / E. Structures of Logic / 2. Logical Connectives / c. not]

Full Idea

Standard logic recognises only one kind of negation: sentential negation. Consequently, negation of a general term/predicate always amounts to negation of the entire sentence.

Gist of Idea

Standard logic only negates sentences, even via negated general terms or predicates


George Engelbretsen (Trees, Terms and Truth [2005], 3)

Book Reference

'The Old New Logic', ed/tr. Oderberg,David S. [MIT 2005], p.33

Related Idea

Idea 18907 Term logic rests on negated terms or denial, and that propositions are tied pairs [Engelbretsen]