Fri 17 Sep, 2010 05:05 am - [quote="fresco"]
Your "problem" is nothing to do with [i]logic[/i] [i] per se[/i] which is about [i]validity[/i] of an argument, it is about the distinction between... (view)
Fri 17 Sep, 2010 05:01 am - [quote="kennethamy"]
1. X is either a 4-sided triangle, or X is a 5-sided square.
2. X is not a 4-sided triangle.
Therefore, 3. X is a 5-sided square.
Is a valid... (view)
Thu 16 Sep, 2010 11:34 am - [quote="kennethamy"]
I am not sure what you are asking, but a disjunction is a compound proposition, and a compound proposition must consists only of atomic propositions, And all... (view)
Thu 16 Sep, 2010 09:00 am - Hey everyone,
When formulating a disjunction, do both values have to be valid for the disjunction to have any meaning?
So if I said: It must be either X or Y and cannot be anything else.... (view)
Thu 12 Aug, 2010 07:38 am - Am I to understand from your comment that you concede that the initial premise I presented is true? Never mind whether I can make a universal judgement from it or not. (view)
Thu 12 Aug, 2010 07:23 am - Sure. The mysterious language has to do with this statement being the basis of the kalam cosmological argument and a predicate for the next premise, being: everything that begins to exist must... (view)
Thu 12 Aug, 2010 04:16 am - [I move my foot, point to it and say:] The movement of my foot is something which began to exist.
Is this correct? Is movement something that you can claim "begins to exist"? My foot... (view)
Wed 4 Aug, 2010 05:21 am - I know this is an odd question, but I want to know if it's possible.
Are there any technologies that allow you to see the state of a buried corpse without having to dig it up? Some kind of... (view)
Tue 6 Jul, 2010 04:32 pm - That is a more interesting question. I tend to lean towards the view that the main reason that the great apes do not have the capacity for language is the limitations of their vocal chords, and... (view)