from The Century Dictionary.

  • Asserting; assertory; assertive: as, an assertoric judgment. See assertory.
  • noun A proposition capable of being stated absolutely but not affirmed as necessary.

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  • adjective logic Stating that which is actual.


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From Latin.


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  • Tusi mentions two types of argumentation that the tradition describes as assertoric proof or quia (burhan inni) and demonstrative proof or propter quid (burhan limmi), the former is an inference from effect to cause and the latter is from cause to effect.

    Mulla Sadra Rizvi, Sajjad 2009

  • In the mixed syllogism L-L (L represents a necessity sentence), the assertoric minor premise cannot be any kind of assertoric sentence because then the terms could merely be accidentally connected.

    The Statue of a Writer 2009

  • This natural-sounding phrase presumably suggests the idea be that in uttering a sentence one presents a proposition, and in uttering it with assertoric force one present it as having some particular property, that of being true.

    Him 2009

  • Gottlob Frege (1918, 22) characterized the assertoric quality of an utterance as an assertoric force

    Him 2009

  • An utterance of a sentence, i.e. a locutionary act, by means of which a question is asked is thus an utterance with interrogative force, and when an assertion is made the utterance has assertoric force.

    Him 2009

  • An absolutely assertoric sentence involves a per se predication whereas an as-of-now assertoric sentence involves a per accidens predication.

    The Statue of a Writer 2009

  • The logic of assertoric sentences (Łukasiewicz also considered its modal extension) has the following form.

    Lvov-Warsaw School Wole&324;ski, Jan 2009

  • It is important to distinguish between the dictum and an assertoric sentence.

    The Statue of a Writer 2009

  • And, provided that we can identify simple assertoric utterances on the part of a speaker

    Donald Davidson Malpas, Jeff 2009

  • Like his immediate predecessors, he was for the most part uninterested in assertoric syllogisms and moves on quickly to temporal, oblique, variation, and modal syllogisms, though this does not prevent him from making some original contributions to the theory of the assertoric syllogism.

    The Statue of a Writer 2009


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