Bocardo


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Bocardo

a mnemonic word to represent a syllogistic argument in the third figure, in which there is one particular negative and one universal affirmative premise and a particular negative conclusion.
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Lameer expounds Farabi's use of ecthesis, which appears in the proofs of Baroco and Bocardo, on the assumption that it operates with term-variables.
If this is the criterion for taking a syllogism to be compound, then Farabi's ecthetic proofs for Baroco and Bocardo are also compound (see pp.
Coloma del Peso A, Bocardo Fajardo G, Teba del Pino F, et al.
The specificity of Bocardo (as it is the case for Baroco) rests on its privative and particular premise: (52)
As the conclusion "every S is P" of Barbara contradicts the major premise of Bocardo, that is, "some S is not P," this shows that the contradictory major premise results of necessity from the contradictory conclusion of Bocardo and from its minor premise.
4) Baroco (in the second figure) and Bocardo (in the third figure) have a potential inferential necessity, reduced to the inferential necessity of the complete Barbara (in the first figure).
LONDON, July 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Energy Weald Basin Limited (and another) v Bocardo SA (Supreme Court Judgment, 28 July 2010)
The Supreme Court has upheld a Court of Appeal decision in favour of Star Energy Weald Basin Limited and another (Star Energy) in its high profile dispute with Bocardo SA (Bocardo).
Deputy Kelly Bocardo knows all about the male-dominated world of law enforcement -- her husband and three brothers also work for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
Through his firm Bocardo, Mr al Fayed accused current owner Star Energy of trespass.
The claim was limited to 2000 because the court ruled Bocardo could have found the pipeline earlier.
Mr al Fayed sued the present owners of the wells, Star Energy, through his company Bocardo, claiming 12.