conversion per accidens

noun

Definition of conversion per accidens

logic
: the transposing of the subject and predicate of a proposition involving the limitation of quantity from universal to particular, valid of universal affirmatives “some P is S” is the conversion per accidens of “all S is P

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“Conversion per accidens.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conversion%20per%20accidens. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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