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  • adj. Relating to, or limited to, propositions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or in the nature of, a proposition; considered as a proposition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or constituting a proposition; considered as a proposition.


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  • Scotus calls the propositional formulations of pure possibilities

    Medieval Theories of Modality

  • Scotus calls the propositional formulations of pure possibilities logical possibilities (possibile logicum).

    Medieval Theories of Future Contingents

  • Thus mediated through its own other (Rousseau), Hölderlin's voice establishes itself not in propositional form but, instead, motions toward a revelation that is itself perched between an unverifiable past and an anticipated future.

    Pfau, Coda & Works Cited'

  • (The proof requirements in propositional calculus may be stricter; you may be able to derive “p” for “p and q” but not from “q and p” and so on.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Ninth Circuit Rodriguez Opinion and Speech in Private Workplaces

  • Closely connected to belief is the notion of propositional content.

    Impossible Worlds

  • Frege demanded that what follows the the content stroke must have a content that can become a judgment, which is to say a propositional content.


  • The so-called propositional attitudes, like believing, knowing and hoping, are said to relate a thinker to a proposition, or at least to be instantiated by mental states that have propositional content.


  • And this is compatible with the idea of propositional content as splitting the totality of worlds.


  • Dembski cannot deal properly with “specification” in a code because he dare not recognize that nothing indicates genetic information to be propositional, which is more or less what normal scientists would generally mean by “specified information”.

    Detecting design: Specification versus Likelihood - The Panda's Thumb

  • We will call the propositional logics (as defined below) simply logic systems.

    Propositional Consequence Relations and Algebraic Logic


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