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identity sign

n. Mathematics
The symbol (≡), used to designate identity rather than equality.
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Wittgenstein questioned the sense of the identity sign, because numerical identity can be expressed by using only one name, numerical difference by using two different names, Tractatus logico-philosophicus 5.53-5.534.
But the case of mental reduction is disanalogous, since the identity is supposed to hold between properties; thus the informativeness cannot consist in the distinctness of the properties flanking the identity sign. An adequate solution to the problem, then, cannot take the form of an empirical identity statement, a point that tells equally against the type-identity theory and substance dualism.
There would be no sidewalks to schools with more to come this years and no city identity signs would be visible.
In addition to helping property managers learn to identity signs of criminal activity and to discourage it, the program also offers insights into securing a more stable tenant base through screening and credit checks, as well as advice on what to do when a tenant engages in criminal activity.
Confirm that the child's ear problem came on acutely, identity signs of middle ear effusion, and evaluate the child for signs and symptoms of middle ear inflammation.
We urge voters to post their ballots by June 8 and not to forget their declaration of identity signed by a witness.
Measures on regulation of land ownership and identity signs to express the essential role of Kanak identity in the shared destiny agreed by New Caledonia have been adopted.
Thus the Territory freely chooses the identity signs (flag, anthem, Order) enabling it to assert its personality at official public events alongside the national emblem and the signs of the Republic.
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