Suppose is a set and is a property defined as follows:
|has property if and only if|
|satisfies condition satisfies condition|
where condition and condition define the property. If condition is never satisfied then satisfies property vacuously.
Suppose property is defined by the statement :
The present King of France does not exist.
Then either of the following propositions is satisfied vacuously.
The present king of France is bald.
The present King of France is not bald.
- 1 Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vacuous_truthentry on Vacuous truth.
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