07 - ex. If you go to the bank you will get in trouble You...

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Logic - the study of good and bad reasoning -the study of better/worse forms of deductive inference Characteristics of: Natural Language Natural World Artificial Language Artificial World “Natural” Language -ex. English, Spanish, Japanese -Communication tool -has orgin / has development and history -understood by 2 or more parties -spoken, read, written -has expressiveness -asks questions/commands -has culture “Natural” World -There are many ways to describe something -there is much ambiguity
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Unformatted text preview: ex. If you go to the bank you will get in trouble You go to the bank. You are in trouble. Explanation: Ambiguous in that the bank could be a federal bank or a river bank Artificial Language-Rigid / CONCRETE!-Extreme clarity-Lack of Ambiguity-Lack of feelings/emotions Reason for Artificial Language- to have a concrete language-ex. Mathamatics, +, -, x, / Artificial World-ex. Tarskis World-Objects/Things-has properties/features 3 types: Tet Dodec Cube...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHIL 111 taught by Professor Everett during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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