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  • Predicables — (Lat. praedicabilis, that which may be stated or affirmed, sometimes called quinque voces or five words ) is, in scholastic logic, a term applied to a classification of the possible relations in which a predicate may stand to its subject. The… …   Wikipedia

  • PREDICABLES —    the five classes of terms which can be predicated of a subject, viz. GENUS, containing species; SPECIES, contained in a genus; DIFFERENTIA, distinguishing one species from another; …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • predicables — pred·i·ca·ble || predɪkÉ™bl n. predicate than can be used for a subject (Logic); something that can be verified, something that can be affirmed adj. can be approved, confirmable; verifiable, can be ascertained as true …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Aristotle’s logic and metaphysics — Alan Code PART 1: LOGICAL WORKS OVERVIEW OF ARISTOTLE’S LOGIC The Aristotelian logical works are referred to collectively using the Greek term ‘Organon’. This is a reflection of the idea that logic is a tool or instrument of, though not… …   History of philosophy

  • Sum of Logic — The Summa Logicae is a textbook on logic by William of Ockham. It was written around 1323.Systematically, it resembles other works of medieval logic, organised under the basic headings of the Aristotelian Predicables, Categories, terms,… …   Wikipedia

  • Isagoge — The Isagoge or Introduction to Aristotle s Categories , written by Porphyry in Greek and translated into Latin by Boethius, was the standard textbook on logic for at least a millennium after his death. It was composed by Porphyry in Sicily during …   Wikipedia

  • Aristotle — • Philosopher, born at Stagira, a Grecian colony in the Thracian peninsula Chalcidice, 384 B.C.; died at Chalcis, in Euboea, 322 B.C Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Aristotle     Aristotle …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Differentia — For the Japanese anime episode, see Differentia (Eureka Seven episode). In Scholastic logic, differentia is one of the predicables. It is that part of a definition which is predicable in a given genus only of the definiendum. Genus (philosophy)… …   Wikipedia

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