02.necessary.sufficient.conditions

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Necessary and Sufficient Conditions William J. Hawk Taken from Philosophypages.com.
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Necessary and Sufficient Conditions Logical Relation In logic, one proposition is a necessary condition of another when the second cannot be true while the first is false, and one proposition is a sufficient condition for another when the first cannot be true while the second is false. Thus, for example: " I have a dog " is a necessary condition for " My dog has fleas, " and " You scored ninety-five percent " is a sufficient condition for "
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Unformatted text preview: You received an A. " Necessary and Sufficient Conditions Causal Relation In causal relations, a necessary condition for the occurrence of an event is a state of affairs without which the event cannot happen, while a sufficient condition is a state of affairs that guarantees that it will happen. Thus, for example: the presence of oxygen is a necessary condition for combustion, and the flow of electrical current is a sufficient condition for the induction of a magnetic field....
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2010 for the course PHIL 120 taught by Professor H during the Spring '10 term at James Madison University.

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