material implication


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material implication

[mə¦tir·ē·əl ‚im·plə′kā·shən]
(mathematics)
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The need to distinguish between material implication and strict implication arises here because of time.
The paradoxes of material implication, for instance, can lead to no practical harm.
They concede that there is something philosophically offensive about the notion of material implication, and in place of that notion they offer what they take to be a more noncommittal one, ~the conditional'.
Foran points out that, if we want a sustainable society, we also need to consider a new social structure, where community and personal fulfilment are optimised and maximised, but where material implications are significantly reduced.
126-27) is not entirely devoted to exploring "the financial and other material implications of paternal death, which .
By drawing connections between Borowitz's unified liberal theology and ethics, I have tried to make clear the material implications, the limitations, and the dangers posed by this kind of theologizing of the sexual contract as a vision of Jewish community and home.
In general, though, Fitch does not expect the effect of any increased regulation, at least as currently envisioned, to have material implications for CSX's ratings.
No business can reasonably put off considering these material implications any longer.
The prospect of lower ratings from other ratings agencies also has material implications for the franchise and how FSA chooses to manage capitalization, including the possibility that management could decide to manage capital at lower levels in the event of one or more ratings downgrades.
While Rambus cannot predict with certainty the impact of the investigation findings, the following are certain material implications of the investigation.

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