M: Being a Man

V: Being Valiant

F: Faith in a higher Power

Carlyle:
1. If M is true, V is true
1.a If V is false, M is false
2.  F = V.

Combining 1 and 2
3. If M is true, F is true.
For Carlyle it is not just if you are a Man you are valiant, but if you are Valiant therefore you are a Man.

4. If V is True, M is true.
Combining 2 and 4, this means that If F is true, then V is true which means M is true, so F being true is a triggering condition for Manliness.

Conclusion: If one of these is true, all the others are true. Therefore only one needs to be true, and therefore any can act as the triggering condition for the others.

Rosen:
Rosen would dispute proposition 4 (and possibly proposition 1 and 2). Rosen believes that Manliness leads to Belief in Truth
i. M -> F     [If M is true, F may become true]

Rosen does not have any triggering conditions for Manliness, rather Manliness is the Triggering Condition for Valour.

If M is true, F may be true, which means that V is true. Therefore you can start with M being True, and arrive at F is true and V is true. However he doesn’t believe that V or F being true leads to M being true automatically.

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