contrapositive

[ kon-truh-poz-i-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF contrapositive

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Every positive in thought has a contrapositive, and the positive and contrapositive are of the same kind.

For a Disjunctive in I., of course, there is no Contrapositive.

In the case of the I proposition the contrapositive is impossible, as infringing the main rule of conversion.

There is an apparent exception to this when the real Middle in an argument is a contrapositive term, not-M.

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