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symmetric relation

Christopher Kirwan

in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

Second edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780199264797
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191727474
symmetric relation

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A binary, i.e. two-term, relation is symmetric, or symmetrical, when it holds both ways if at all, i.e. if it

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Subjects: Philosophy

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