VS.

Entailment vs. Presupposition

Published:
Views: 92

Entailmentnoun

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.’;

Presuppositionnoun

An assumption made beforehand; a preliminary conjecture or speculation.

Entailmentnoun

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

Presuppositionnoun

The act of presupposing.

Entailmentnoun

The condition of being entailed.

Presuppositionnoun

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

ADVERTISEMENT

Entailmentnoun

A thing entailed.

‘Brutality as an hereditary entailment becomes an ever weakening force.’;

Presuppositionnoun

The act of presupposing; an antecedent implication; presumption.

Entailmentnoun

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

‘his resignation had political implications’;

Presuppositionnoun

That which is presupposed; a previous supposition or surmise.

Presuppositionnoun

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

Presupposition

In the branch of linguistics known as pragmatics, a presupposition (or PSP) is an implicit assumption about the world or background belief relating to an utterance whose truth is taken for granted in discourse. Examples of presuppositions include: Jane no longer writes fiction.

ADVERTISEMENT

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons