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- In logic, reductio ad absurdum (Latin for "reduction to absurdity"), also known as argumentum ad absurdum (Latin for "argument to absurdity"), apagogical...
- always false (often called "falsum" or "absurdum"). The bottom element in lattice theory, which also represents absurdum when used for logical semantics The...
- Credo quia absurdum is a Latin phrase that means "I believe because it is absurd", originally misattributed to Tertullian in his De Carne Christi. It is...
- **** nimis absurdum was a papal bull issued by Pope Paul IV dated 14 July 1555. It takes its name from its first words: "Since it is absurd and utterly...
- (alternatively "How many angels can stand on the point of a pin?") is a reductio ad absurdum challenge to medieval scholasticism in general, and its angelology in particular...
- Hitlerum borrows its name from the term used in logic called reductio ad absurdum ("reduction to the absurd"). According to Strauss, reductio ad Hitlerum...
- claim. Appeal to the stone shares similarities in structure to Reductio Ad Absurdum (Latin for “reduction to absurdity”) which states that an arguments ****umptions...
- Credo Quia Absurdum, is generally interpreted as meaning "I believe it because it is absurd;" the proper Latin quotation Credo quia absurdum est, is from...
- modus ponens, modus tollens, conditional proof, and classical reductio ad absurdum.[citation needed] Material implication is used in all the basic systems...
- proved results in such a contradiction. It has the form of a reductio ad absurdum argument, and usually proceeds as follows: The proposition to be proved...