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Universal instantiation, logic: on the condition that all objects x have the property F, one can conclude that a particular object, which can be designated, has the property F. See also universal generalization, existential generalization.
 
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Cresswell, M.J.
 
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Universal Instantiation I 129
Universal Instantiation / Cresswell: their laws are valid in this form: (x) (F (x)> F (y) - Where y is a variable - it still fails if in (x) F (x)> F. (t) t is any term -. According to Leibniz s principle.

Cr I
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-30