This paper extends the defense of a simple theory of indicative conditionals previously proposed by the author, in which the truth conditions are material, and Grice-style assertability conditions are given to explain the paradoxes of material implication
To avoid some pitfalls of Lukasiewicz's construction Field introduces a special conditional beside material implication
A distinction is made between material implication
, represented by the symbol [contains], and strict implication, represented by [right arrow].
It is noteworthy that he succeeds in introducing implication as material implication
([right arrow]) in a very convincing way.
Rosenthal discusses Lewis' groundbreaking work in logic, which originated from his objections to the concept of material implication
and its development in the extensional logic of Russell and Whitehead's Principia Mathematica.
The main target of their criticism was what used to be called material implication
, and the gravamen of their charge was that the connection between two propositions one of which logically implies the other cannot be established merely by virtue of the falsity of the antecedent proposition or the truth of the consequent one.
The data extracted from this core can have material implications
with respect to prospectivity within our acreage and can possibly shape the industry's perspective of the Haynesville Shale in Mississippi.
We do very detailed research into several global themes which we believe may have material implications
for business, and make this research available (www.
It's the energy and material implications
of economic growth, rather than economic growth per se, that is the problem,' Foran says.
Such decisions have material implications
for the property sector with regard to rental growth, capital values and development activity.