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Can that which is not provable create something?

FoL – Can that which is not provable create something? [ /February/22 Foundations of Logic facebook group – Walter Smith asked: Can that which is not provable create something?] Religion! [followed by Walter asked – Who/what created this?] Depends how … Continue reading

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Ontology and logic

[ 26/January/22 ] Cary Earl CookKind of, and it can be deeply more complex than the simplest interpretation of that. There seem to be an infinite class of possible logics, the simplest of which is Boolean. Reality does not need … Continue reading

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Training people to think

[ 11/December/21 Foundations of Logic Facebook group – Walter Kant asked – Religion is a masterpiece in the art of animal training, because it trains people what to believe in and what to think.Philosophy (with few exceptions, e.g. Schopenhauer) and … Continue reading

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A Priori Logic

A Priori logic [ 2/December/21 Walter K asked Is there an a priori logic, that is, the logic that is independent of all experience and perception; that can be developed purely by reason through logical thinking?] Yes – but it … Continue reading

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Quantum logic

Is there a quantum logic [ 28/November/21 Is there a quantum logic?Yes or no?(If yes, what are the principles (dogmas?) of this quantum logic?)] It is much more complex than that. Different forms of logics can exist based on different … Continue reading

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What are some arguments against the existence of cause and effect?

What are some arguments against the existence of cause and effect? [ 23/May/21 ] First I need to give the argument for something like cause and effect. If everything were completely random, if there were no cause and effect of … Continue reading

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What is the status of ontological causality?

[ 14/1/21 Foundations of Logic – facebook group – Walter Kant asked “Ontological existence of causality:What is the status of ontological causality? causality exists ontologically causality does not exist ontologically ?”] Ontology at its most abstract seems to me to … Continue reading

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What is logic

What is logic [ 4/1/21 ] What do you mean by Logic? Do you mean the simplest of all possible logics – Binary – with only two truth values – True/False? Or do you mean the infinite set of all … Continue reading

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Logic and paranormal

Foundations of Logic – Mariyan Antony asked – “What if logic, reason, intuition, is paranormal?” Consider an alternative formulation: Evolution does not require model accuracy. Evolution works on differential survival. Survival in any real situation always has elements of time … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – what is logic

Foundations of Logic Jeoffrey Wortman A western leaned conception of thought leads to a misconception of what is logic! Rationale: Imagine cognition as a geometry, where ideation is a function of axiomatization. The variable axiomatization is directly proportional to assumption, … Continue reading

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