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# logicality

## Definitions

• 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.

• n. correct and valid reasoning

## Etymologies

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## Examples

• 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.

Plural Quantification

• "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

Logical Truth

• 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.

Things Go Wrong, Laughter Ensues

• Reason and logicality are always necessary, but not as an immediate majority in this instance.

Flower's Lawful, Logical Wind

• 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.

Going Mutant

• 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.

Logical Constants

• But such a metalanguage cannot be ruled out without begging the question about the logicality of “large.”

Logical Constants

• So the invariance criterion seems to accord at least partially with common intuitions about logicality or topic neutrality, and with our logical practice.

Logical Constants

• Indeed, it is the antithesis of idiomatic Wagner, thought out with an icy logicality and precision.

Archive 2008-10-01

• 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.

Plural Quantification