Ethical Realism

October 22, 2012

Logic Part 2: Translation

Filed under: philosophy — JW Gray @ 11:01 pm
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This is Part 2. You should see What is Logic? and Logic Part 1: What is Propositional Logic? before reading this.

‘Translation’ refers to the act of converting statements of natural language to statements of a symbolic logical system. In this case I will discuss how to convert statements of English into statements of propositional logic. Translation requires us to know logical connectives used in propositional logic, and ways we use logical connectives in English. (more…)

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Logic Part 1: What is Propositional Logic?

Filed under: philosophy — JW Gray @ 8:40 pm
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I have briefly discussed the meaning of “logic” and various parts of logic. I am now going to discuss the most important parts of propositional logic in greater detail. This will include the following chapters: (more…)

October 10, 2012

What is Logic?

Filed under: philosophy — JW Gray @ 6:10 am
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Logic is a domain of philosophy concerned with rational criteria that applies to argumentation. Logic includes a study of argumentation within natural language, consistent reasoning, valid argumentation, and errors in reasoning. It is divided into two main domains: Formal and informal logic. (more…)

October 3, 2012

How to Debunk Creationism In Two Minutes

Filed under: philosophy — JW Gray @ 1:29 am
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I made two images concerning creationist arguments and I will explain why these arguments fail in greater detail below.

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October 1, 2012

More Philosophy Definitions Part 3

Filed under: philosophy — JW Gray @ 9:19 am
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I worked more on the Comprehensible Philosophy Dictionary (a work in progress). What follows are several new definitions that will be added to it. Let me know if anything should be improved. (more…)

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