Sentence Examples

  • The predicables, or heads of predication as it is analysed in relation to the provisional theory of definition that dialectic allows and requires.
  • A nominalist to the core, he held that definition and predication are either false or tautological.
  • On the other hand, in the Metaphysics, the distinction between inherence and predication disappears; and what is more, the relation of an attribute to a substance is regarded as so close that an attribute is merely the substance modified.
  • These theories are of varying value in proportion to their proximity to Aristotle's point that predication is about things, and to Mill's point that judgments and propositions are about things, not about ideas.
  • Predication, as Aristotle saw, is as various as the categories of being.