Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Entailment: material relationship between statements, unlike the formal implication. I.e. the content of the partial statements is relevant for the truth value of the composed statement. See also conditional, implication paradox.

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Entailment/logical form/logic/entailment / Chisholm: if certain features of a situation are "requiring" that a particular reaction takes place, then this requirement can be overridden by other traits of this situation. So it may be that p requires that q, and p-and-r not require that q - although p-and-q includes (entails) that p.

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Pri I
A. Prior
Objects of thought Oxford 1971

Pri II
Arthur N. Prior
Papers on Time and Tense 2nd Edition Oxford 2003

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2018-03-20