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:
Such demands are not without critical, oppositional implications that certainly made him able to pass rigorous judgments of value on people who acted too much below his intellectual and alethic standards, but he had the elegance (or the severity) of not calling them pricks in public.
Logical constants, quantifiers, and alethic, epistemic, and deontic modalities belong to the general class of high-order concepts.
Colin Gordon (2015) has suggested that Foucault's Government of the Living lectures mark an 'alethic' turn to an 'aletheological' analysis (aletheia being ancient Greek for truth or disclosure), based on Foucault's neologism alethurgy, meaning 'manifestation of truth'.
10-11), we find many triangles of contrariety, for example, the alethic (referring to various modalities of truth) triangle of contrariety (see Figure 1).
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.