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Itcontradictsthedefinition logicalstatements

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Unformatted text preview: Some bachelors are married” is a priori false. We do not need to conduct a survey of bachelors to know that this statement is false. All we need do is see that if a bachelor is never married then they cannot now be married. It contradicts the definition. Logical Statements Logical Statements The statement, “All bachelors are human” is a priori true, because the definition of bachelor is that a person is human and male and never married. The term for “and” is conjunction. The symbol used in set the...
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