AmadeusLogic.Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:26pm22.214.171.124Logic is reasoning conducted or assessed according to strict principles of validity. Logic is defined in the field of philosophy as the study of valid reasoning. It is usually further divided into three subtypes of logical reasoning: inductive reasoning, deductive reasoning and abductive reasoning. Logic in general can be divided into Formal Logic, Informal Logic and Symbolic Logic and Mathematical Logic:
- Good links. Poppet, Sat Nov 26 6:22amThere is considerable confusion in some parts as to what logic is and is not . Your post adds considerable clarity to this matter.
- YES, you think it is JARGON but it is just a dictionary defi jb, Sat Nov 26 1:48pmdefined word and MOST EVERYBODY USES IT, you philosophers don't have a MONOPOLY ON IT so get off your high horse and STOP looking DOWN YOUR NOSE AT ME.
- Leave me alone. Poppet, Sat Nov 26 2:08pmLike all but one or two posters here, I have ZERO desire to further waste my time attempting to discuss matters of substance with you. It's proven time and time again to be pointless. You don't... more
- QUOTE me, you are very wrong on EVERY point. jb, Sat Nov 26 2:23pmWhat do I repeat? quote me if I repeat it over and over. What argument do I ignore? Are you lying? I have respect for your field but you don't have respect for my field, NOBODY DOES! I HAVE CON LAW,... more
- You have my empathy. Blather, Mon Nov 28 6:41amWhat exactly is con law? And perhaps you could branch out into other topics other than always stuck on the para normal? Your range of interests does seem very narrow in scope. There is more to life... more
- QUOD ERAT DEMONSTRADA! THUD! Mondo Fuego™ , Sat Nov 26 3:22pmARRRGGGHHHHH!
- I would like to see the first FACTS came from philosophy not jb, Sat Nov 26 9:37amReligions and what they were. I think the first facts that came from philosophy and Religion. I think they were both prehistory.
- Some don't know/and or refuse to admit that logic is shadow, Sat Nov 26 8:32ama particular subset of philosophy, and as such, has a particular definition. The casual and often inappropriate use of it to represent some other definition is simply ignorance when that is claimed... more
- Most mathematicians would claim Logic as part of Mathematics DFM, Sat Nov 26 6:15pmbut I am willing to posit a domain of overlap. Deductive Logic was a rather trivial subject until the 19th century. Then, there was a revolution begun by Boole, Frege, and Peano. During the 20th... more
- I would posit that part of the birth of logic (in general) Quantafyre, Mon Nov 28 11:08amis the inductive recognition of cause-and-effect in the human perceptive apparatus.
- Certainly, you are correct. But we are discussing DFM, Wed Nov 30 12:23pmFORMAL LOGIC. DFM
- What kind of logic is this? jb, Sun Nov 27 7:34amExcept a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. Jn 3:3
- That is NOT logic. That is theology. DFM, Sun Nov 27 11:18amIf you don't know the difference, stop using the term "logic". You remind me of the kooks who call Creationism "Creation Science" or who call faith healing "Christian Science". You like to... more
- NO, that is logic. You may not understand. jb, Tue Nov 29 7:26amUnless a baby be born he cannot live is logic. Same thing. It is you who doesn't understand Spiritual Logic. You left out Spiritual Logic. You don't understand it so you think it doesn't exist. WRONG.
- The latter, I'd say. Poppet, Sat Nov 26 10:13amAt least around here, where cogent explanations of what logic actually entails in its various forms have come from multiple posters. Deliberate, willful ignorance is the only truly plausible... more
- even in real life it is difficult Trish, Sun Nov 27 7:48amto explain to those who cannot see what is logical and scientific. I was lucky to get out of fundamentalism before I burned my last brain cell (note to those who are Christian I am talking about the... more
- Yeah...sometimes people's eyes glaze over. Poppet, Sun Nov 27 9:20amThat might just be my, um..."difficult" conversational style, though. =P
- No, Poppet, it is NOT you. The problem rests with students. DFM, Wed Nov 30 11:08amI taught Mathematics in University for EIGHT YEARS. Many, many eyes glazed over in my classrooms. When I started, I was astonished that 80% of my students FAILED. I was quickly enlightened by the... more
- WILLFULL IGNORANCE IS ON GOD, i know very well what logic is jb, Sat Nov 26 10:56amin the DICTIONARY, LIS, THIS IS NOT A PHILOSOPHY BOAR and I am not a sheeple for you to hound into following you. I USE THE DICTIONARY! not books on philosophy which is a waste of time, no offense,... more
- Nor can you push otherS around. Christopher Blackwell, Sun Nov 27 12:17amJB, You continue to bring your favorite subjects up over and over even when everyone has told you that they are not interested. Some of these have been repeated for all the years that I have been... more
- ah you pushed more buttons CB Trish, Sun Nov 27 7:49amThis truly is a hopeless cause
- i bring up many sugjectz and EVERYBYBODY has told me nothing jb, Sun Nov 27 6:36amNobody knows anything about them! WHY IS THAT? WILFULL IGNORANCE! WHY are these books and movies best sellers? INTEREST! NOBODY is interested in being shown wrong! CLOSED MINDS! BESIDES I post many... more
- In fact, all investigations into knowledge have become shadow, Sat Nov 26 9:03amsubsets of philosophy and are subject to its questioning. In the beginning philosophy stood alone, and as more questions were raised and some answered, there were divisions for more intense study,... more
- Agreed...& just posted similarly (if less eloquently) above. Poppet, Sat Nov 26 10:17amPhilosophy is the "foundational subject" for reasoned, logical discussion of an issue. Persons with an agenda often try to isolate it as some sort of academic pursuit not related to real-world debate ... more
- particular method of reasoning or argumentation jb, Sat Nov 26 6:59amThere are many and not all conform to philosophy's definition. Why do you try to impose the philosophy definition? This is NOT a philosophy bb. So, that definition does not apply here. I don't see... more
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