biconditional


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biconditional

(ˌbaɪkənˈdɪʃənəl)
n
another name for equivalence2
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The principal intellectual challenge to the view I am defending here is determinism, which tries to explain away temporal asymmetry by replacing it with biconditional necessity and an aggressive version of necessary and sufficient conditions for everything that happens.
I accept these clarifications--though I call "deliberation" what Setiya calls "practical thought"--and I defend merely a conditional claim, not a biconditional, for reasons I will explain.
One theorist has described unconstitutional-conditions doctrine as triggered when governmental action creates the biconditional "if ~x, then y; and if x, then ~y.
Neither can the [tau]--features on T be held as the ones driving V-to-T movement, since the cited [tau]--features are interpretable on T itself: given the biconditional between feature valuation and feature interpretability postulated in Chomsky (2001) (see immediately above in this section), only uninterpretable features can act as a Probe.
Attridge and Inglis (2013) take four possible interpretations into account, biconditional, material, defective, and conjunction, and link these four possible interpretations to the schemata indicated above.
However, the conditional "A only if B" and the biconditional "if and only if A, B" have an indeterminate inherent directionality.
In brief, in this paper we are assuming that except if has a biconditional meaning and that it describes exceptive possibility more precisely than the conditional unless.
Our assumption is that these conditionals are indeed semantically equivalent in the sense that both are usually interpreted as biconditional (Espino et al.
uninterpretable features, the relevant connection between these being captured in the biconditional in (c) immediately below:
Nor is the problem avoided if we water-down (K1) and (K2) to conditional rather than biconditional or material equivalence formulations.
van Vogt's term for Korzybski's non-Aristotelian logic), Al, fuzzy logic, and computer science and could knowledgeably employ the three-parallel-line symbol ("iff") for biconditional logical connectives (see the March of Time-Time poster) as well as the mathematical formula known as the Hadamard matrix.