The abstract form in which an argument or proposition may be expressed in logical terms, as distinct from its particular content.
- One can represent the logical form of an argument by replacing the specific content words with letters used as place-holders or variables.
- It was Russell who performed the service of showing that the apparent logical form of a proposition need not be its real one.
- If one keeps in mind the logical form of a universal generalization, and if one excludes background knowledge about relative class-sizes, then there is no paradox.
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