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Joe Niederberger

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Re: Is logic part of mathematics - or is mathematics part of
logic?

Posted: Jul 7, 2013 12:33 AM
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Wayne Bishop says:
>The problem (ugly truth?) is that in all but technical areas where logical deduction matters, it's more important to be persuasive than to be logical.

I had similar thoughts throughout this discussion, relating to a good definition of logic. (There are plenty already.)

If one is trying to convince people, logic in *most* cases is of limited value. If one is dealing with mother nature, it is of supreme value.

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Joe N



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