# Disjunctive Sentence Examples

- But even Sigwart's errors are outdone by Lotze, who not only reduces " Every NI is P " so " If S is M, S is P," but proceeds to reduce this hypothetical to the
**disjunctive**, " If S is NI, S is P L or P 2 or 1 33, " and finds fault with the Aristotelian syllogism because it contents itself with inferring " S is P " without showing what P. Now there are occasions when we want to reason in this**disjunctive**manner, to consider whether S is I n or P 2 or P 3, and to conclude that " S is a particular P "; but ordinarily all we want to know is that " S is P "; e.g. - The two are complementary, and the reinstatement of the
**disjunctive**judgment to the more honourable role in inference has been made by so notable a modern logician as Lotze. - In ordinary algebra we have the
**disjunctive**law that if ab = o, then either a = o or b= o. - It is not syllogism because it is based on the
**disjunctive**, not on the hypothetical relation, and so extends horizontally where syllogism strikes vertically downward. - In indicating specifically, too, the case of conclusion from a copulative major premise with a
**disjunctive**minor, Herbart seems to have suggested the cue for Sigwart's exposition of Bacon's method of exclusions. - It is, as it were, a schedule to be filled in, and is connected with the
**disjunctive**judgment as a schematic setting forth of alternatives, not with the hypothetical, and ultimately the apodictic judgment with their suggestion that it is the real movement of thought that is subjected to analysis. - The Aristotelian formula is " merely the expression, formally expanded and complete, of the truth already embodied in
**disjunctive**judgment, namely, that every S which is a specific form of M possesses as its predicate a particular:modification of each of the universal predicates of M to the exclusion of the rest." - Thus they amplified - the Aristotelian logic by the theory of the hypothetical and
**disjunctive**syllogism, and added to the first figure of the categorical syllogism the five moods out of which the fourth figure was afterwards constructed. - The validity of such arguments depends upon the sense in which we understand the
**disjunctive**proposition: we must assume that the alternatives are mutually exclusive.' - You and I are men, or hypothetical, or
**disjunctive**, &c. - He was, however, the first whose analysis was sufficiently convincing to exorcise the tyranny of grammatical forms. The categorical and
**disjunctive**judgment reduce to the hypothetical. - Whately defined it as "a conditional syllogism with two or more antecedents in the major and a
**disjunctive**minor."