Existential Statements

Some articles on statements, existential statements:

Falsifiability - Naïve Falsification - Two Types of Statements: Observational and Categorical
... a renewed emphasis as a criterion of empirical statements in science ... Popper noticed that two types of statements are of particular value to scientists ... The first are statements of observations, such as "there is a white swan." Logicians call these statements singular existential statements, since they assert the existence of some particular ...

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