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Some & Most Question

Some & Most Question
« on: August 29, 2005, 10:21:00 AM »
I know a most statement is irreversible but can we make the following inference from a most statement:

If A Most B

So B Some A

theunderdog

Re: Some & Most Question
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2005, 10:22:13 AM »
I know a most statement is irreversible but can we make the following inference from a most statement:

If A Most B

So B Some A

A Most statement is reversible, as your example shows.  It turns into a Some statement when reversed.  The same is true for All statements.

Re: Some & Most Question
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2005, 10:29:21 AM »
I know a most statement is irreversible but can we make the following inference from a most statement:

If A Most B

So B Some A

A Most statement is reversible, as your example shows.  It turns into a Some statement when reversed.  The same is true for All statements.

So you cant say B Most A, but you CAN say B Some A right ???

theunderdog

Re: Some & Most Question
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2005, 11:04:24 AM »
Yes.