negation


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a negative statement

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the speech act of negating

(logic) a proposition that is true if and only if another proposition is false

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31) Thomas Aquinas, for instance, argues for God's existence, even though he asserts that God, absent God's special revelation, is designated in univocal or literal terms only by negation because natural reason cannot know God's nature or essence.
Even though this formulation is vague, it often allows us to decide when a rule with negation is supposed to fire.
Similarly, negation is inherent in the following two examples.
As we will see through a focus on the example of modern French emancipation, notions of nationality and of citizenship linked to the boundaries of modern nation-states produce, in relation to previous Jewish conceptions, a fundamental negation of exile.
In the following paper the morphology of negation is studied as it appears in the central subdialect of Mari (Cheremis), a member of the Volgaic branch of Finno-Ugric (Uralic) family.
As shown in (8), sentences with innit can also be paraphrased with what Krifka (forthcoming) labels as negated polarity questions, which are polar questions where negation is interpreted high in the clause (i.
In doing so, we focus on two ideologies that are particularly relevant to socio-political attitudes in the New Zealand context: Historical Negation and Symbolic Exclusion (Sibley, 2010).
1 [Spring 2009]: 145-204), "the version of this argument presented in Music and the Politics of Negation is considerably more nuanced" (Music & Letters 94, no.
However, he argues, negativity and melancholia are integral parts of any revolution--as he seeks to demonstrate with a comparative analysis of the French Revolution--even if the post-Soviet transformation, as a negation of a negation, resulted in the unprecedented interiorization of negativity by society which led to collective melancholia.
The very negation for the sake of negation causes mindboggling.
In theological literature this is known as the via negativa, the way of negation, in contrast to the kataphatic or positive tradition which concentrates on who God is and what can be known of the divine.
Focusing on the use of negative markers their pragmatic force and meaning-making potential and informed by the concepts of text-word theory schema theory overt and covert negation and affirmative juxtaposition this paper takes John Donne's poem A Nocturnall Upon St.
Summary: Le proces en appel de deux journalistes rwandaises, condamnees en fevrier 2011 a 7 et 17 ans de prison notamment pour incitation a la desobeissance civile et negation du genocide, a debute hier lundi devant la Cour supreme a Kigali.
This cross-sectional study attempted to determine whether the English negation errors made by the University of Jordan's students were similar to the English negation errors proposed by Klima and Bellugi (1966), or influenced by the Arabic syntactic structures of negative sentences.
In "The Wall," there is the Sartrean sense of nothingness as negation.