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validity

noun authenticity, authority, correctness, force, forcefulness, genuineness, gravitas, lawfulness, legal force, legality, legitimacy, legitimateness, meritoriousness, pondus, potency, power, puissance, reality, realness, soundness, strength, trueness, truth, veracity, verity
Associated concepts: validity of a statute
Foreign phrases: Quod in minori valet valebit in majori; et quod in majori non valet nec valebit in minori.That which is valid in the greater shall be valid in the less; and that which is not valid in the greater shall neither be valid in the less. Nul charter, nul vente, ne nul done vault perpetuallent, si le donor n’est seise al temps de contracts de deux droits, sc. del droit de possession et del droit de propertie. No grant, no sale, no gift, is valid forever, unless the donor, at the time of the contract, has two rights, namely, the right of possession, and the right of property. Quae ab initio non valent, ex post facto convalescere non possunt. Things invalid from the beginning cannot be made valid by a subsequent act. Semper praesumitur pro matrimonio. The presumption is always in favor of the vaaidity of a marriage. Quod initio vitiosum est non potest tractu temporis convalescere. That which is void from the beginning cannot become valid by lapse of time. Pacta conventa quae neque contra leges neque dolo malo inita sunt omni modo observanda sunt. Agreements which are not contrary to the laws nor entered into with a fraudulent design must be observed in all respects. Quod initio non valet, tractu temporis non valet. That which is void at the beginning does not become valid by lapse of time.
See also: credibility, honesty, legality, legitimacy, quality, strength, weight

validity

see HARTIAN JURISPRUDENCE, KELSINIAN JURISPRUDENCE.
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Suppose one says "(1) is a logical truth," what then is qualified by "logical"?
The book opens with two short chapters, one on Wittgenstein's life up to the completion of the Tractatus and the intellectual context in which he was working (1-7), the other on central concepts and themes of the Tractatus: the notion of a proposition, the existence and specification of the general form of propositions, logical truth, the 'limits of language', and the say/show distinction (8-15).
In response to Hoeltje I concede the main point of his first section: for each logical truth S of the object language, it is a logical consequence of the Davidsonian theory of meaning I offered in my paper that S is logically true, contrary to what I asserted in the paper.
Problem-solving at the Intrasystemic level is based on the more or less absolute certainty of logical truth, with the implication that there is only one truth to be constructed during problem solving.
For instance, by introducing sense, and given his theory of nominal definitions, Frege can solve the problem of all logical truths because of being logically true implying each other, thus seemingly saying the same thing: axioms are those logical truths with the basic senses, retreating to which fosters our understanding of the derived theorems.
Doubtless such a simple and logical truth would send all those in the whole do-gooding, God squadding, race relations industry into such apoplexy that they would need just such a corridor trolley.
she aims at logical truth of the formal kind), the premises of her reasoning can only be of two types (Hume's famous 'fork').
It is, moreover, a simple logical truth that sincere negotiations cannot take place when one party is continuously prejudicing the outcome of those negotiations by colonizing the other party's land.