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proposition

(prop-uh-zish'en)
A statement about a concept or about the relationship between concepts. A proposition may be an assumption, a premise, a theorem, or a hypothesis.
See: assumption; hypothesis; premise; theorem
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Now, a poem that most favorably opens the case for a renegotiation between propositional and nonpropositional thought is Wallace Stevens' "Notes Toward A Supreme Fiction".
We define propositional functions H (h,t,s), T(h,t,s) and S(h,t,s) on propositional variable h, t and s that provide ethics compliant values for h, t and s to ensure that the knife performs its functions in agreement with ethical theory A.
Premise 1: Propositional attitudes are the posits of a common-sense psychological theory called "folk psychology"
Answer sets of a "tight" logic program are in a one-to-one correspondence with models of completion, a propositional logic formula proposed by Clark (1977).
But he also distinguishes propositions from propositional signs.
Also it is easy to see that some of the sixteen binary operations of algebra of the classical propositional logic may be organized by the following squares and hexagons of opposition.
In this section we discuss four topics on the value of understanding that tend to highlight four aspects: a) understanding, unlike knowledge, there has as object states propositional; b) a description of the understanding may involve a certain kind of epistemic transparency; c) understanding is not vulnerable to Gettier-style cases; and d) understanding is necessarily a cognitive achievement.
Similarly, Gawronski, Strack, and Bodenhausen (2009) have argued that implicit attitudes are sensitive to associative processes that are fast and require little cognitive capacity, but are not sensitive to propositional thinking, which often requires greater cognitive capacity.
Successful performance guarantees that the propositional content corresponds to the world.
In his contribution, Dougherty develops Williamson's propositional conception of evidence.
In propositional logic, what we are interested in is a proposition, which is a declarative sentence that could be either true or false, but not both.
Propositional truth is grounded in truth as world disclosure.