Categorical

  • 41Categorical proposition — A CATEGORICAL PROPOSITION is what gives a direct assertion of agreement or disagreement between the subject term and predicate term. It is a proposition that affirms or denies a predicate of a subject.Examples::Midshipman Davis serves on H.M.S.… …

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  • 42Categorical algebra — In category theory, a field of mathematics, a categorical algebra is an associative algebra, defined for any locally finite category and commutative ring with unity.It generalizes the notions of group algebra and incidence algebra,just as… …

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  • 43Categorical distribution — A categorical distribution is the most general distribution whose sample space is the set {1, 2, ..., n }.It is the generalization of the Bernoulli distribution for a categorical random variable.It should not be confused with the multinomial… …

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  • 44categorical proposition — In syllogistic, a proposition in which the predicate is affirmed or denied of all or part of the subject. Thus, categorical propositions are of four basic forms: Every S is P, No S is P, Some S is P, and Some S is not P. These are designated by… …

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  • 45categorical/hypothetical imperative — A pair contrasted in Kantian ethics. A hypothetical imperative embeds a command which is in place only given some antecedent desire or project: ‘If you want to look wise, stay quiet.’ The injunction to stay quiet only applies to those with the… …

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  • 46categorical proposition — Traditionally a proposition that is not a conditional . As with the affirmative and negative, modern opinion is wary of the distinction, since what appears categorical may vary with the choice of a primitive vocabulary and notation. Apparently… …

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  • 47categorical imperative — 1. Ethics. the rule of Immanuel Kant that one must do only what one can will that all others should do under similar circumstances. 2. the unconditional command of conscience. [1820 30] * * * In Immanuel Kant s moral philosophy, an imperative… …

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  • 48categorical syllogism — noun : a syllogism with all the propositions categorical * * * categorical syllogism, Logic. a syllogism consisting only of categorical propositions, or such as do not involve a condition or hypothesis …

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  • 49categorical product — noun a) Given two objects A and B, their product is an object , with projections and , which satisfies the following universal property: for any object X with arrows and , then there can naturally be constructed an arrow such that and , and this… …

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  • 50categorical imperative — noun Date: 1827 a moral obligation or command that is unconditionally and universally binding …

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  • 51Categorical bridge — In category theory, a discipline in mathematics, a bridge between categories mathbb A and mathbb B is a category mathbb Hsuch that mathbb A and mathbb B are disjoint full subcategories of mathbb H and mathrm{Ob}mathbb H=mathrm{Ob}mathbb Acup… …

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  • 52categorical imperative — noun A fundamental ethical principle intended as a guide for determining whether any contemplated action is morally right, developed by (1724 1804). See Also: golden rule …

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  • 53categorical dual — noun For a given category C, its dual category C is obtained by reversing the direction of each one of the arrows of C …

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  • 54categorical variable — noun A nominal variable …

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  • 55categorical variable — one of the variables that are not continuous but instead put data into categories …

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  • 56CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE —    Kant s name for the self derived moral law, universal and binding on every rational will, a commandment of the autonomous, one and universal reason …

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  • 57CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE —    KANT S dictum that ethically a person should act in such a way that their actions could be universalized …

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  • 58categorical designation — sorting according to categories …

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  • 59categorical grouping — grouping according to different categories …

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  • 60categorical imperative — rule formulated by Emmanuel Kant stating that one must do what one expects other to do in a similar situation …

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