Re: Counting propositions
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 17:12:19 +0300
"Tony" <andrewst_at_onetel.net.uk> wrote in message
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> > > > Ok. But why there is a need to know this number ?
> > > > It is like saying "today I made 100 affirmations".
> > >
> > > Have you never wanted to know how many of something you had? Can you
> > > not envisage a large business wanting to know, for example, how many
> > > employees it has?
> > Employees yes. Propositions no.
> > Very droll ;-) > > But the fact is that from the N propositions we have that say "We have > an employee named xxx with salary yyy ...", we can deduce the useful > fact that we have N employees - simply by counting the propositions.
What made you so sure.
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