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[5] For the essential basis is not the first conflict, which we may represent by the clauses “You did such and such a thing” and “I did not do it.” It is rather the kind of question which arises from the first conflict, [p. 411] which we may represent as follows. “You did it,” “I did not,” “Did he do it?,” or “You did this,” “I did not do this,” “What did he do?” It is clear from these examples, that the first sort of question depends on conjecture, the second on definition, and that the contending parties rest their respective cases on these points: the bases of these questions will therefore be of a conjectural or definitive character respectively.

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