alethic


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alethic

(əˈliːθɪk)
adj
(Logic) logic
a. of or relating to such philosophical concepts as truth, necessity, possibility, contingency, etc
b. designating the branch of modal logic that deals with the formalization of these concepts
[C20: from Greek alētheia truth]
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There have been few attempts to answer the twin challenges for alethic pluralists to maintain standard accounts of the logical operators and of logical consequence in a sufficiently systematic and precise way.
A) Neutrosophic Alethic Modalities (related to truth) has three neutrosophic operators:
Logical constants, quantifiers, and alethic, epistemic, and deontic modalities belong to the general class of high-order concepts.
Truth cannot be uttered by reason and alethic modalities do not necessarily produce truth.
Key words: alethic modalities, necessitarianism, essences, notions of individual substances, primitive decrees of God
Otherwise put, their motivations are entirely alethic (from aletheia [Greek] = "truth"): they embody the attitude of the wholly unbiased truth-seeker.
We should say rather that the facts of truth, the alethic facts, are made the case by non-alethic facts.
This essay addresses the issue of faultless disagreement and the attendant alethic relativism it seems to confirm.
Formulating out of complaisance, or even n the absence of some principles in eontic logic, meant to control the assumption of values in the domain and the co-domain of the functions of functions, set as theses or laws in various systems, reflect a reality in theoretical or alethic logic, with respect to "truth," "falsity" and intermediate values.