|Satisfiability, logic: a statement can be satisfied if there is an interpretation (e.g. an insertion of constants instead of variables), in which the statement is true. E.g. tautologies are always satisfied, contradictions are never satisfied. See also tautology, contradiction, contingency, satisfaction, models, model theory._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Def Satisfiability / Poundstone: the question of how to recognize paradoxes. A limit for the knowledge._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
I W. Poundstone Im Labyrinth des Denkens, Reinbek 1995