By Robert M. Johnson
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This does not mean that the same conditions are involved in the case of II 1 <=II 2 ; other conditions have to be met (this is evident from the fact that the order of selection of objects is SIGNS 11 different). , to choose strictly determined objects as a consequence of choosing other objects, when the conditions for selection are fulfilled. The principle of transitivity will not hold for correspondence since it has the conditional form, "If one selects II 1 and it is necessary to select an object from some set of objects, then one will select II 2 ".
Normally existence and nonexistence are understood as the possibility or impossibility of observing objects with the sense-organs and with instruments, detecting their traces and effects, and also as the possibility or impossibility of creating objects 20 THE LOGICAL THEORY OF SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE of the type in question. In some cases the existence or non-existence of some objects is explicitly or implicitly postulated and the question about the existence or non-existence of the others is resolved by inference from these premisses.
The most that can be in general said about them (without going into the concrete operations) is the above remark. 28 THE LOGICAL THEORY OF SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE More precision is needed on the expression "use of some terms to form others". , one uses certain terms. But they are used as means for selecting objects and means for the orientation of the investigator in the world. Terms are not provided here as object of our attention and are not used as material for the formation of new terms. The terms introduced in such cases are simple in construction.
A logic book : fundamentals of reasoning by Robert M. Johnson