Felapton

Related to Felapton: Darii

Felapton

a mnemonic word to represent a syllogistic argument in the third figure, in which there is one universal negative and one universal affirmative premise and a particular negative conclusion.
See also: Logic
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These deductions are all particular, whether affirmative (see Darapti, Disamis, and Datisi) or privative (see Felapton, Ferison, and Bocardo).
The second incomplete deduction is Felapton, whose universal premises are privative and affirmative: (49)
To prove the potentiality of inferential necessity, Aristotle converts the minor premise "every S is R" into "some R is S," so that Felapton (3.
The reduction to the complete deducibility of Ferio proves the incomplete deducibility of Felapton, namely its potential inferential necessity.
3) Festino (in the second figure), Felapton, and Ferison (in the third figure) have a potential inferential necessity, reduced to the inferential necessity of the complete Ferio (in the first figure).
33) A universal deduction requires that all its premises be universal, but this does not mean that all deductions with universal premises are universal, as we shall see with Darapti and Felapton in the third figure.
Tambien, (iv) todas las inferencias cuyo antecedente es universal y su consecuente particular, son invalidos, por ejemplo, la conversion de la A; algunos modos silogisticos considerados tradicionalmente validos, como Darapti, Felapton (tampoco Barbari, etc.