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## converse

1. Logic
a. a categorical proposition obtained from another by the transposition of subject and predicate, as no bad man is bald from no bald man is bad
b. a proposition so derived, possibly by weakening a universal proposition to the corresponding particular, as some socialists are rich from all rich men are socialists
2. Logic Maths a relation that holds between two relata only when a given relation holds between them in reverse order: thus father of is the converse of son of

## converse

[′kän‚vərs]
(mathematics)
The converse of the statement “if p, then q ” is the statement “if q, then p.”

## converse

(logic)
The truth of a proposition of the form A => B and its converse B => A are shown in the following truth table:

A B | A => B B => A ------+---------------- f f | t t f t | t f t f | f t t t | t t
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Jonathan Israel, "Jews and Crypto-Jews in the Atlantic World Systems, 1500-1800," in Atlantic Diasporas: Jews, Conversos, and Crypto-Jews in the Age of Mercantilism, 1500-1800, ed.
Adelman suggests that the scene in which Sir Thomas More quells the anti-stranger riots in the play that bears his name extends a sympathy toward others who had flocked into London: Spanish, Portuguese, and, among them, conversos.
Esta propensidad a la fluidez reflejada en los diversos articulos que integran este libro se manifiesta de manera paradojica en el relato del converso Antonio de Montezinos, conocido gracias a su transcripcion en la "Esperanza de Israel" (1650) del celebre rabino holandes Manasseh Ben-Israel.
Summary of: Ferrari G, Olliveri F, De Filippi G, Milan A, Apra F, Boccuzzi A, Converso M, Navalesi P (2007) Noninvasive positive airway pressure and risk of myocardial infarction in acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema: Continuous positive airway pressure vs noninvasive positive pressure ventilation.
There was also a presentation by the UAN President and Vice President, Ann Converso and Joan Craft respectively.
Presiding over the meeting was UAN President, Ann Converso, RN, along with her Executive Council which includes several newly appointed council members replacing vacant positions.
In drawing together the play's explorations of identity and the narrative self (that self which constitutes its identity through a process of change across time), my thinking has been largely determined by a very particular and perhaps unlikely set of early modern discourses, those relating to the converso Jew.
therapy nurse at the Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center (later the VA of Western New York Health Systems), Ann Converso has been an active and articulate voice for her veteran patients and the staff nurses around the country who provide bedside care every day.
3, Ohio Nurses Association and staff nurse, Forum Health, North Campus; Ann Converso, RN, of Lawtons, NY, staff nurse, Veterans Administration of Western New York Health Care System; Patricia Koenig, BSN, RN, of Ramsey, MN, RN/staff nurse, Allina Corp.
Found in the archives of the Toledo Tribunal of the Spanish Inquisition, the dossiers in question pertain to the seventeenth century, a period for which documentation on the converso immigrants in France is very scarce.
This historical romance centers on Hannah Green, a 14-year-old converso (a Jew who has ostensibly adopted Roman Catholicism) who has fled Spain and the Inquisition with her father, a bookseller and printer, to seek refuge in England.

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