counterexample

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It is false, as the third counter-example will show.
Since then, a whole industry of Gettier-like problems has emerged, with philosophers inventing variations on the original theme as counter-examples to ever revised definitions of knowledge.
He stood as a living counter-example to slaveholders' arguments that slaves did not have the intellectual capacity to function as independent American citizens.
In a fascinating counter-example, Dolan uses Coward's Private Lives to show how equality can be exciting, and violence a part of a marital economy of respect--albeit one that depends on having servants to clean up after the battles.
If Theorem 2 is false, then there exists a couple (n, f(n)) such that n [greater than or equal to] 4096 is of type 37 and (n, f(n)) is a counter-example to Theorem 2 with n minimum and f(n, 2) minimum.
Although she makes brief reference to Judith Butler in the introduction (13), further theorization concerning gender performativity and the discursive construction of gender in the collections she examined would have strengthened Ray's conclusions in the epilogue, particularly in light of her savvy reading of Lando as a ventriloquizer of the female voice and the counter-example provided by the analysis of Andreini' s ventriloquization of the male voice.
See Richard Bauckham, Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony, Eerdmans, 2006, as just one counter-example.
The contention that evolutionary science is not useful is easily shown false by counter-example.
The official said: "This is a real counter-example to what Iran is doing.
The Jordanian case offers an interesting counter-example to the Egyptian one.
Unfortunately, Peter Mahon's new book on Joyce and Derrida provides the counter-example of applying theory to readings of Joyce.
A counter-example is Latin America, where the absence of free movement of goods and people has allowed industry insiders in each country to block the adoption of efficient modes of production.
Rather, this short section is left as a strange counter-example to a history of generalized and almost total loss of indigenous power.
The work of Len Masterman, which has been so influential in this area, provides a ready counter-example.
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