9 Pages Posted: 18 Jul 2006
Date Written: June 2, 2006
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.
Keywords: ordinary logic, Frege, rationality
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
D'Amato, Anthony, A Quick Primer on Logic and Rationality (June 2, 2006). Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 913016. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=913016 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.913016