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The abstract form in which an argument or proposition may be expressed in logical terms, as distinct from its particular content.
- ‘If one keeps in mind the logical form of a universal generalization, and if one excludes background knowledge about relative class-sizes, then there is no paradox.’
- ‘However, there seems to be a more attractive reading: We accept a fallacious argument only if we are deceived about its logical form.’
- ‘It was Russell who performed the service of showing that the apparent logical form of a proposition need not be its real one.’
- ‘Some structuralists, like Resnik and myself, take this to give the underlying logical form of mathematical language.’
- ‘One can represent the logical form of an argument by replacing the specific content words with letters used as place-holders or variables.’
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