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Stipulative Definition

Richard Robinson

in Definition

Published in print March 1963 | ISBN: 9780198241607
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680397 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198241607.003.0004
Stipulative Definition

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the nature of stipulative definition. It then discusses the truth-value of stipulative definition, the advantages and disadvantages of stipulative definition, and rules for stipulative definition.

Keywords: stipulative definition; truth-value; rules

Chapter.  13493 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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