identical proposition


noun Logic.

a proposition in which the subject and predicate have the same meaning, as, “That which is mortal is not immortal.”

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Origin of identical proposition

First recorded in 1635–45
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British Dictionary definitions for identical proposition

identical proposition

noun

logic a necessary truth, esp a categorial identity, such as whatever is triangular has three sides
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