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Entailment vs. Presupposition

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  • Entailment (noun)

    The act of entailing, the state of being entailed, or something that is entailed.

    "Entailment does not imply causation: if a set of premisses entail a conclusion, that does not mean (necessarily) that they cause that conclusion to be true."

    "An argument hinges upon entailment whereas an if-then sentence hinges upon implication."

  • Presupposition (noun)

    An assumption made beforehand; a preliminary conjecture or speculation.

  • Presupposition (noun)

    The act of presupposing.

  • Presupposition (noun)

    An assumption or belief implicit in an utterance or other use of language.

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  • Entailment (noun)

    The act of entailing or of giving, as an estate, and directing the mode of descent.

  • Entailment (noun)

    The condition of being entailed.

  • Entailment (noun)

    A thing entailed.

  • Presupposition (noun)

    The act of presupposing; an antecedent implication; presumption.

  • Presupposition (noun)

    That which is presupposed; a previous supposition or surmise.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Entailment (noun)

    something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied);

    "his resignation had political implications"

  • Presupposition (noun)

    the act of presupposing; a supposition made prior to having knowledge (as for the purpose of argument)

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