What is another word for Contraposition?

Pronunciation: [kˌɒntɹəpəzˈɪʃən] (IPA)

Contraposition refers to the relation between two propositions which are inverses of each other. Some synonyms for contraposition include inversion, opposition, and reversal. Other synonymous terms include antithesis, contradiction, and antipode. These terms all describe a relationship between two concepts that are polar opposites. In math and logic, contraposition also refers to the process of switching the hypotheses and conclusion in a conditional statement to form a new statement with the same logical meaning. In everyday language, the term contraposition is often used in discussions about politics, ethics, and social justice to describe the relationship between conflicting ideas and beliefs.

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Usage examples for Contraposition

The only legitimate conversion, if such it can be called, of a particular negative proposition, is in the form, Some A is not B, therefore, something which is not B is A; and this is termed conversion by Contraposition.
"A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2)"
John Stuart Mill
For this Contraposition of the soul in these two is no more than the effect of the Fallen State; since before that they were placed one under the other, that is, the superior Will above, as the Lord, and the inferior below, as the subject.
"Dialogues on the Supersensual Life"
Jacob Behmen
There is no reason why the propositional form should not be called the Converse by Contraposition, or the Contrapositive Converse, in accordance with traditional usage.
"Logic, Inductive and Deductive"
William Minto

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