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PROPOSITION. An offer to do something. Until it has been accepted, a proposition may be withdrawn by the party who makes it; and to be binding, the acceptance must be in the same terms, without any variation. Vide Acceptance; Offer; To retract; and 1 L. R. 190; 4 L. R. 80.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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(1), which implies (1.1), should be understood as "logical proposition" ("logische Aussage") but not as "ontological proposition," according to Iwata, whereas the causal relation indicated by "[symbol omitted]" can only be understood on an ontological level.
A fairly logical proposition! But then why have we not been able to attract investment to take material advantage of the huge coal reserves position?
The logical propositions in neutrosophic logic are partially true, in the form of (t, i, f), not totally 100% true or (1, 0, 0).
I'm afraid you haven't really got hold of my main contention, to which the whole business of logical propositions is only a corollary.
Propositions like Russell's "axiom of reducibility" are not logical propositions, and this explains our feeling that if true, they can only be true by a happy chance (Wittgenstein 1922: prop.