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- n. The condition of being logical
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Logicalness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being logical; correctness or consistency of reasoning; logicalness.
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- n. correct and valid reasoning
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In the next section, where various applications of plural quantification will be discussed, I will carefully note which strains of the notion of logicality our theories PFO and PFO+ must possess for the various applications of them to succeed.
"Male widow" is one example; versions of it can be used as counterexamples to the different versions of the idea of logicality as permutation invariance
Though Mr. Frayn rewrites it slightly for every major production, "Noises Off" is an almost perfectly crafted play, owing to its relentless logicality: Its plot, a chain of syllogisms, ends only when the curtain comes literally down.
Reason and logicality are always necessary, but not as an immediate majority in this instance.
Bat Boy, however, had demonstrated a propensity to proceed with less linear logicality: escape lab, attack girl, endorse Al Gore, attack girl, endorse John Kerry.
It is simply irrelevant whether an expression is required for a particular purpose: its logicality rests on features that it has independently of any use to which we might put it.
But such a metalanguage cannot be ruled out without begging the question about the logicality of “large.”
So the invariance criterion seems to accord at least partially with common intuitions about logicality or topic neutrality, and with our logical practice.
Indeed, it is the antithesis of idiomatic Wagner, thought out with an icy logicality and precision.
And given the equi-interpretability of MSO and PFO, it is likely that many applications of the logicality of the former can be served equally well by the logicality of the latter.
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