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Definition of Contradiction
ContradictionContradiction Con`tra*dic"tion, n. [L. contradictio answer,
objection: cf. F. contradiction.]
1. An assertion of the contrary to what has been said or
affirmed; denial of the truth of a statement or assertion;
contrary declaration; gainsaying.
His fair demands Shall be accomplished without
2. Direct opposition or repugnancy; inconsistency;
incongruity or contrariety; one who, or that which, is
can be make deathless death? That were to make
Strange contradiction. --Milton.
We state our experience and then we come to a manly
resolution of acting in contradiction to it.
Both parts of a contradiction can not possibly be
Of contradictions infinite the slave. --Wordsworth.
Principle of contradiction (Logic), the axiom or law of
thought that a thing cannot be and not be at the same
time, or a thing must either be or not be, or the same
attribute can not at the same time be affirmed and and
denied of the same subject.
Note: It develops itself in three specific forms which have
been called the ``Three Logical Axioms.' First, ``A is
A.' Second, ``A is not Not-A' Third, ``Everything is
either A or Not-A.'
Meaning of Contradiction from wikipedia
- In traditional
logic, a contradiction occurs
when a proposition conflicts either
fact. It is often
used as a tool to detect...
- On Contradiction
(simplified Chinese: 矛盾论; traditional
Chinese: 矛盾論; pinyin: Máodùn Lùn; lit. 'To discuss contradiction
') is a 1937 essay
by the Chinese...
- In logic
and mathematics, proof
is a form of proof
or the validity
of a proposition, by showing
- up contradiction
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A contradiction
is a logical incompatibility between
two or more propositions Contradiction
- law of non-contradiction
(LNC) (also known
as the law of contradiction
(PNC), or the principle
- A performative contradiction
when the propositional content
of a statement contradicts
that the opposite scenario would
lead to absurdity
. This argument
back to Ancient
or self-contradictory can refer
to: Auto-antonym, a word with multiple meanings
one is the reverse
of another Formal
- A sign of contradiction
, in Catholic
theology, is someone
who, upon manifesting
holiness, is subject
opposition. The term is from the biblical...
- The Human Contradiction
is the fourth studio album
by the Dutch symphonic metal
band Delain. It was released
on 4 April
2014 in Europe, and on 8 April...
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