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particular affirmative

noun, Logic.
1.
a proposition of the form “Some S is P.” Symbol: I.
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  • The best basis for drawing a conclusion will be either some particular affirmative essence, or a true and legitimate definition.

    On the Improvement of the Understanding Baruch Spinoza [Benedict de Spinoza]
  • I have also stated that the best basis for drawing a conclusion is a particular affirmative essence.

    On the Improvement of the Understanding Baruch Spinoza [Benedict de Spinoza]
  • We see that the particular affirmative proposition can be simply converted.

    Thought-Culture William Walker Atkinson
  • And the universal negative "nobody calls on her" is well met by the particular affirmative "I called yesterday."

    A Tangled Tale Lewis Carroll
  • For neither term is distributed in a particular affirmative.

    Thought-Culture William Walker Atkinson
  • The particular affirmative Proposition may be represented in several ways.

    Logic Carveth Read

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