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  1. This one seems good to me: Introduction to...

    This one seems good to me: Introduction to Synthetic Mathematics (part 1) by Mike Shulman.

    https://golem.ph.utexas.edu/category/2015/02/introduction_to_synthetic_math.html



    There, I've...
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    Poll: Sure, but "often trumps" won't be enough here. ...

    Sure, but "often trumps" won't be enough here.

    And you would have to justify your implicit notion here that mathematical logic is the correct way to do logic as people not trained in mathematical...
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    Poll: The premise "Everyone is female" does"t read...

    EB[/QUOTE]

    No.

    It fails logical limitation necessary to attribute everyone group. Is it everyone present is female, everyone everywhere are female? If it is everyone observed is female then...
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    Poll: I didn't say "philosophical validity". I said...

    Do you personally think this argument is logically valid?

    Thank you to cast a vote before posting any comment.

    Please note you can vote for several options.
    EB[/QUOTE]

    Well, we all start...
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    Poll: ...

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    Poll: Again... And I'm not sure I understand your...

    Again... And I'm not sure I understand your explanation.

    Still, you should be able to vote a second time, no?
    EB
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    Poll: Excellent, so you don't seem "confused" between...

    Excellent, so you don't seem "confused" between validity and soundness, as some of our mathematically trained experts here have implied.

    ...
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    Poll: Everyone is female... Therefore ... ?

    Here is an interesting logical argument:



    Do you personally think this argument is logically valid?

    Thank you to cast a vote before posting any comment.

    Please note you can vote for...
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    Poll: Argument from ignorance: What?

    Yes, and this his is a very simple logical point.

    I know that p implies that p is true. This is fundamental to knowledge.

    And if p is true, then there is no possibility that p is false. Thus,...
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    Poll: Is there a limit to abstraction?

    We use abstractions to think about the world.

    Specifically, an abstraction is meant to refer to some part of the world. There are different levels of abstraction because we can use an abstraction...
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    Poll: In other words, you made a claim you couldn't...

    I'm not interested discussing Boolean logic or mathematical logic with a dummy.

    I asked you to provide examples of your claim that syllogistic logic contains "fallacies and ambiguities and...
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    Poll: I'm not interested discussing Boolean logic or...

    Could you please give examples? :parrot:
    EB[/QUOTE]

    If you want to discuss mathematical logic which you chronically demean take it over the Boolean thread.[/QUOTE]

    I'm not interested...
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    Poll: How can you say something so stupid?! This is...

    How can you say something so stupid?!

    This is yet another idiotic misrepresentation of what I say.

    I specified what I meant by logic:



    You've seen this post since you replied to it, here:
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    Poll: Could you please give examples? :parrot: EB

    Could you please give examples? :parrot:
    EB
  15. If all you know is a simulated content, how could...

    Metaphysical belief.

    If all you know is a simulated content, how could you possibly know anything about what does the simulation? How could you even possibly know it is something like a...
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    Poll: You are confusing logical and logic. Methods are...

    You are confusing logical and logic. Methods are logical because conceived in a logical way. But I couldn't care less about that because logically valid plus false premises give false conclusion.
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    Poll: Let's read laughing dog together... What...

    Let's read laughing dog together...



    What is it you don't understand in what laughing dog says?

    Do you think anyone need to be trained in mathematical logic to get it right?
    EB
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    Poll: There is in fact already another name, it's...

    There is in fact already another name, it's "mathematical logic".

    And it's up to you to understand that the expression "mathematical logic" does not refer to logic.



    Logic is not taught.
    ...
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    Poll: You're talking about something you don't...

    Here's another reason to support the rules in question: they are truth-preserving. Whenever the premises are true, the conclusion is guaranteed to be true.

    For example, consider the following...
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    Poll: No, there isn't. Whoa, man, that's a huge...

    Yes, there is.[/QUOTE]

    No, there isn't.



    Whoa, man, that's a huge bootstrap!!!
  21. Metaphysical belief. If all you know is a...

    Metaphysical belief.

    If all you know is a simulated content, how could you possibly know anything about what does the simulation? How could you even possibly know it is something like a...
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    Poll: ??? What "convention"?! Mathematicians...

    ???

    What "convention"?!

    Mathematicians don't even agree among themselves on any one "convention", so there is no convention, even less an "accepted convention".

    And even if they did, it...
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    Poll: 2 + 3 = 5; Therefore, 2 + 3 = 5 or it is not...

    2 + 3 = 5;
    Therefore, 2 + 3 = 5 or it is not true that 2 + 3 = 5.

    x = 10 or x = 112;
    Therefore, x = 13 or x = 112 or x = 11 or x = 114 or x = 15 or x = 117 or x = 17 or x = 118;

    x is even;...
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    Personally, I'm really not interested in trying...

    Personally, I'm really not interested in trying to convince people of anything.

    I prefer diversity in everything, including ideas. I see other people as part of the Big Computer which a human...
  25. You're not missing the similarity between these...

    You're not missing the similarity between these two scenarios.

    However, and that was my point, these two things are very different.

    No one really ever claimed you had your brain in a vat. It...
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