major premise

  1. the premise of a syllogism that contains the major term (which is the predicate of the conclusion)
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How To Use major premise In A Sentence

  • You have to establish a major premise and a minor premise.
  • The conclusion is necessary, dependable and effective only if the major premise generally belongs to association judgement.
  • The major premise is that there is a valid Act containing that prohibition.
  • The major premise of syllogism is of universal inevitability, while that of the judicial syllogism has probability.
  • You have to make out a major premise in this case and there is also a question as to even if you make out your major premise whether or not the minor premise is made out, given the various facts to which I referred you.
  • Pursuing the good taste though, French cuisine also sticks to the major premise of nutrition. It disapproves of purchasing the good taste by abandoning nutrition.
  • As the external process of legal deduction, substantial reasoning solves the problem of the authenticity, rationality, and validity of the major premise and minor premise of legal deduction.
  • In the process of a judge' s trial, the legal reasoning is a major premise of law modes, a minor premise of case fact identification and a deduction proof model based on the major and minor premises.
  • If survival of consciousness is real, and therefore discarnate intention—including the genuine capacity for intelligence, creativity, choice, playfulness, and willfulness—exists after we die, then a major premise of many spiritual philosophies is plausible—that life after death exists. The Sacred Promise
  • I assented to them all: not one of them created the slightest intellectual difficulty, save the major premise of God's existence.
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