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A Quick Primer on Logic and Rationality


Anthony D'Amato


Northwestern University - School of Law

June 2, 2006

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 913016

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Logic does not permit contradictions. Ordinary language sometimes uses contradictions meaningfully. Examples are provided of logical derivations. Yet one might ask how one might prove that logic itself is rational. Gottlob Frege answered that logic constitutes rationality.

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Keywords: ordinary logic, Frege, rationality

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Date posted: July 18, 2006  

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D'Amato, Anthony, A Quick Primer on Logic and Rationality (June 2, 2006). Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 913016. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=913016 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.913016

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