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[ontolog-forum] Language and logic

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From: FERENC KOVACS <f.kovacs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2009 17:12:47 +0000 (GMT)
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Paola wrote: "I would be grateful for any additional analysis"
The bottom line is suuumed up in this: "Now you see it, now you don't"

Major premise: All humans are mortal.

Minor premise: Some animals are human.

Conclusion: Some animals are mortal.


Major term:  Predicate shows subject plus adjective Object1 with Property1

Minor term: Predicate shows another subject with another adjective Object2 with Property2 and NOT Object1

Conclusion: Predicate shows another subject with adjective Object2 with Property1

Can you see the trick?

Not to mention the fact that you need to have preliminary knoweldeg of each term used





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