Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Contradictions, philosophy: A. Contradiction in a broad sense is conceived in philosophy, for example, in Hegel or Marx, as a fruitful contrast, which gives rise to a further development. B. In bivalent logic, a contradictory statement is a statement of the form A and non-A. Statements of this form cannot be true. See also consistency, theorem of contradiction, multi-valued logic.

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II 100
Contradiction / Stalnaker: it is essential that logical falsehoods are absolutely impossible. - This is the condition that they can not be believed. - Problem / Field: Then Cantor could not have established his (later proven to be contradictory) set theory.
II 102
Cantor had not "split" belief states that had to be linked. - Rather, they all together explained his actions.


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Fie I
H. Field
Realism, Mathematics and Modality Oxford New York 1989

Fie II
H. Field
Truth and the Absence of Fact Oxford New York 2001

Fie III
H. Field
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980


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