Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Universal instantiation, logic: on the condition that all objects x have the property F, one can conclude that a particular object, which can be designated, has the property F. See also universal generalization, existential generalization.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Cresswell, M.J. Universal Instantiation   Cresswell, M.J.
Geach, Peter T. Universal Instantiation   Geach, Peter T.
Quine, Willard Van Orman Universal Instantiation   Quine, Willard Van Orman

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-28