matter of a proposition

Definition of matter of a proposition

logic
: the particular content as opposed to the form (as that in which the proposition “All men are mortal” differs from “All A is B”):
a : the subject and predicate

called also material matter

b : the fact designated

called also formal matter

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“Matter of a proposition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matter%20of%20a%20proposition. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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