Modality

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Polymodality
... Stimulus modality, also called sensory modality, is one aspect of a stimulus or what we perceive after a stimulus ... For example the temperature modality is registered after heat or cold stimulate a receptor ...
Alethic Modality
... Alethic modality is a linguistic modality which indicates logical necessity, possibility or impossibility ... Alethic modality is often associated with epistemic modality in research ... it has been questioned whether this modality should be considered distinct from epistemic modality which denotes the speaker's evaluation or judgment of the truth ...
Logicus - Topics in Logic - Modal Logic
... In languages, modality deals with the phenomenon that sub-parts of a sentence may have their semantics modified by special verbs or modal particles ... More abstractly, we might say that modality affects the circumstances in which we take an assertion to be satisfied ... The logical study of modality dates back to Aristotle, who was concerned with the alethic modalities of necessity and possibility, which he observed to be dual in the ...
Special Service Agreement
... A Special Service Agreement (SSA) is a contract modality in the United Nations system, establishing a legal relation between the Organization and the individual ... This modality is often used for very short contracts, when the Organization does not wish to assume the burden of complex bureaucracy related to hiring a new staff member, and deal with complex ... For the individual, this contract modality has the advantage of higher cash remuneration (ranging from USD 5,000 to 15,000 per month depending on the position), but the disadvantage of no benefits such as ...