{\displaystyle x=1} Not B. I am not yet sixteen: Then Not A If computers can think, then they are alive. is the consequent of this hypothetical proposition. {\displaystyle y=x+1} The consequent in a hypothetical proposition is not necessarily a consequence of the antecedent.

In an implication, if P implies Q, then P is called the antecedent and Q is called the consequent. = . Previous principles, conduct, history, etc. ; This is a nonlogical formulation of a hypothetical proposition. A consequent is the second half of a hypothetical proposition.In the standard form of such a proposition, it is the part that follows "then". + The second term of a ratio, as the term b in the ratio a:b, the first a, being the antecedent. x Examples: If , then . The conditional part of a hypothetical proposition, i.e.

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Any thing that precedes another thing, especially the cause of the second thing. a thing that existed before or logically precedes another, "some antecedents to the African novel might exist in Africa's oral traditions", a person's ancestors or family and social background, "her early life and antecedents have been traced". The first term of a ratio, i.e. Therefore I am over sixteen. anything that precedes something similar in time; "phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience", the referent of an anaphor; a phrase or clause that is referred to by an anaphoric pronoun. is an animal" is the consequent. In this case, the antecedent is P, and the consequent is Q. "Fish speak Klingon" is the consequent here, but intuitively is not a consequence of (nor does it have anything to do with) the claim made in the antecedent that "monkeys are purple". If monkeys are purple, then fish speak Klingon.

In the standard form of such a proposition, it is the part that follows "then". As adjectives the difference between consequent and antecedent If men have walked on the moon, then I am the king of France. Please add askdifference.com to your ad blocking whitelist or disable your adblocking software. The first of two subsets of a sequent, consisting of all the sequent's formulae which are valuated as true. X

the term a in the ratio a:b, the other being the consequent. Denying the Consequent (correct) If A . {\displaystyle X} is a man" is the antecedent for this proposition. If monkeys are purple, then fish speak Klingon. In context|logic|lang=en terms the difference between consequent and antecedent is that consequent is (logic) the second half of a hypothetical proposition; q, if the form of the proposition is "if p, then q" while antecedent is (logic) the conditional part of a hypothetical proposition. That which follows, or results from, a cause; a result or natural effect. the statement contained in the ‘if’ clause of a conditional proposition. As nouns the difference between antecedent and consequence is that antecedent is any thing that precedes another thing, especially the cause of the second thing while consequence is that which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause.

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", The second half of a hypothetical proposition; Q, if the form of the proposition is "If P, then Q.". preceding in time or order; previous or pre-existing. "They are alive" is the consequent.

"the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness", "the resultant savings were considerable", "the health of the plants and the resulting flowers", someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent).

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In some contexts the antecedent is called the protasis.[1]. y Q We need money to operate the site, and almost all of it comes from our online advertising. implies Examples: The consequent in a hypothetical proposition is not necessarily a consequence of the antecedent.

A. I work at Victoria's Secret: Then B. {\displaystyle Q} Here, "men have walked on the moon" is the antecedent. ψ {\displaystyle \psi } As an adjective antecedent is earlier, either in time or order. We do not implement these annoying types of ads! In some contexts, the consequent is called the apodosis.. y 2

then Here, " If I work at Victoria's Secret: Then B. I must be sixteen or older. ψ the term b in the ratio a:b, the other being the antecedent. In the standard form of such a proposition, it is the part that follows "then".

If I work at Victoria's Secret: Then B. I must be sixteen or older. In the standard form of such a proposition, it is the part that follows "then". 1

the second part of a conditional proposition, whose truth is stated to be implied by that of the antecedent. Transposition (contraposition): In a syllogism, taking the antecedent and consequent in the first premise, then “transposing” them in the second premise, and negating each term.

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It manages to end on the tonic, bringing closure to the antecedent-consequent pair. In some contexts, the consequent is called the apodosis.Examples: If . is called the antecedent and We don't have any banner, Flash, animation, obnoxious sound, or popup ad. Presumptive; as, an antecedent improbability. [1] In some contexts, the consequent is called the apodosis.[2]. Going before in time; prior; anterior; preceding; as, an event antecedent to the Deluge; an antecedent cause. If When the antecedent and consequent phrases begin the same, as they do here, the consequent phrase is called parallel consequent. "an event antecedent to the Biblical Flood". Description: A formal fallacy where in the valid transpositional form of an argument, we fail to switch the antecedent and consequent.

In an implication, if A word, phrase or clause referred to by a pronoun. This page was last edited on 20 April 2020, at 13:50.