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Should we accept the law of the excluded middle as a logical principle?


The law of the excluded middle says that either p or ~p is always the case, and is a basic principle of classical logic, but there are those that deny that it should always be accepted. Thoughts?

 

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    PhiMaths ATB 4 years ago

    Another solution to the later problem may be paraconsistent logic, where LEM is maintained, but untrue does not always mean false.


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