Human nature may even require the application of affirmative and negative propositions: Man is an animal and man is not an animal.
He hadn't been confident of her affirmative answer at all.
If any of the two terms of an affirmative categorical is "empty", then the term in question refers to nothing.
In addition, the ironic echo also displays a syntactic shift by changing the first clause to a negative and the second to an affirmative .
This suggests that the adverse effects of early life events can be offset by the adaptive capability of the mind and the affirmative influences of the adoptive family.
We recognize and honor the multitudes of affirmative influences people from various cultures have on our campus and our society at large.
She examined him for bruises, while he nodded his affirmative answer.
Such rights are minimalist: they protect people against being treated in certain ways, but they do not, except in extremis, entitle them to the affirmative support of others.
News Directors have an affirmative duty to uphold these standards and help others in their station to understand and appreciate their enduring value.
And there is a substantial doubt whether the agency was taking the kind of affirmative measures to conceal her identity that the act talks about.