Logic How do you tell the difference between a reductio and a surprising conclusion? Read more about How do you tell the difference between a reductio and a surprising conclusion? 4 comments Log in to post comments

Logic Is self-contradiction still the prima facie sign of a faulty argument? How do we tell an apparent contradiction from a real contradiction if the argument is in words? (Most of us don't know how to translate arguments in words into symbolic logic.) Read more about Is self-contradiction still the prima facie sign of a faulty argument? 2 comments Log in to post comments

Logic I was loading up to go on a trip the other day and asked my Dad why he was taking a lot of extra stuff and he said: "Just in case the unexpected happens." So out of that comes my question: If you expect the unexpected, then doesn't that make the unexpected expected and the expected unexpected? Read more about I was loading up to go on a trip the other day and asked my Dad why he was 2 comments Log in to post comments

Logic How widespread is the use of deontic logic? Hrafn Asgeirsson, Iceland Read more about How widespread is the use of deontic logic?Hrafn Asgeirsson, Iceland 1 comment Log in to post comments

Logic Is nothing impossible? Is it just that a lot of things have infinitely small probabilities of occurring? Read more about Is nothing impossible? Is it just that a lot of things have infinitely small 1 comment Log in to post comments