contingency

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contingency

a critical event such as birth or death or affliction with a particular disease.

contingency coefficient
see contingency coefficient.
contingency table
tabular classification of epidemiological data in horizontal lines and vertical rows, e.g. cause of death vertically and age horizontally, so that each patient appears only once.
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Regularity, construed in terms of this modality, would allow us to assign probability 1 to contingent propositions (if any) whose truth we infallibly recognize.
53) It should be noted that having the feature of indemonstrablity is not a sufficient condition for self-evidence, for many propositions are indemonstrable without being self-evident, as is the case with contingent propositions and false propositions.
Future contingent propositions are determinately true when actualized, not timelessly, and God's knowledge of their truth values is knowledge of when the truth value of a proposition is actually determined.