material implication


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material implication

[mə¦tir·ē·əl ‚im·plə′kā·shən]
(mathematics)
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The notion of material implication is the source for the semantic definition of the conditional constructions.
Material implication proves to be improper for shaping consequential relations, generating paradoxes, so that, as long as consequentialism uses material implication in the calculus of consequences, it leads to ethical paradoxes, such as:
The need to distinguish between material implication and strict implication arises here because of time.
3) is a general fact about material implication between propositions.
Kovach's doubts about material implication may be better founded.
The paradoxes of material implication, for instance, can lead to no practical harm.
He said ae1/4oethis support has political and material implications for the Palestinian people and cause.
A recent letter from CCFC chairman to Tim Fisher to Coventry City Council's planning committee read "Aside from these multiple links with local grassroots football and providing an elite pathway for local footballers, our ability to maintain an academy of the necessary quality has direct material implications for the football club's business model.
Two of the wells are considered development wells and the third is a large step out which could have material implications for the Company if successful.
Therefore, striking the right balance between exploration and exploitation has material implications on the very existence of a company.
The material implications of stories are powerful and suggest, as materialist ecocriticism has recently been showing, that our ethical positions toward matter register strongly in and are reproduced by how we represent matter.
Regarding the latter, the Lahore High Court will take up its hearing in connection with ICH implementation on 5th November where developments on the same would hold material implications for the Telecom sector.

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