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universal negative

noun

, Logic.
  1. a proposition of the form “No S is P.” : E, e


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Such is the case also with the Universal Negative proposition.

When the Agnostic speaks of the "possibility" of miracles, he only means that we cannot prove a universal negative.

A single instance to the contrary is enough to break down his universal negative.

The cries of myriad free men living, & of millions yet unborn, rend the air with a universal negative!

But how does Aristotle prove the rule for the Universal Negative itself?

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