Unformatted text preview: makes Fillet 'O Fish sandwiches, then Fillet 'O Fish sandwiches are delicious. But you said that Fillet 'O Fish sandwiches are not delicious. Your statements imply that the Fillet 'O Fish sandwich is both delicious and not delicious, which is a contradiction . So by reductio ad absurdum, it is false that everything that McDonalds makes is delicious." Notice that when we talk about contradictions in philosophy, we are talking about something very specific. A contradiction is a sentence of the form "A and not A"....
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- Winter '11
- Logic, Proof by contradiction, Reductio ad absurdum