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Typesofstatements typesofstatements

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Unformatted text preview: of Explanation, we need to understand types of statements. Types of Statements Types of Statements Definitions= statements of equivalence in language. Logical Statements= a priori true or false, based on logical analysis. Empirical= statements whose truth is tested a posteriori—i.e., by observations of the “real world.” Definition Definition A Definition is a statement of equivalence. For example, “A Bachelor is defined as a human male who has never been married.” A definition is neither true nor false. However, it would be confusing to use terms differently from that given by convention (dictionary)...
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