mathematical logic


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Public argument is nothing like mathematical logic, of course, because both moral and empirical claims are exposed to differences of interpretation. William A. Galston, WSJ, "Today, Truth Itself Can’t Be Taken for Granted," 21 Aug. 2018 However, let’s look at this using pure mathematical logic. Michael Harriot, The Root, "The Root’s Clapback Mailbag: The Story of Clapback-idon," 8 June 2018 Germany ran a current account surplus of 8.4 percent of GDP in 2016, which implies by inexorable mathematical logic that other countries are running deficits. Washington Post, "Germany’s economy is too strong. What will the new government do?," 24 Oct. 2017 Before the war, Turing had disrupted the rarefied world of mathematical logic with his vision of a universal computing machine. George Dyson, WSJ, "The Elegance of Ones and Zeroes," 21 July 2017

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appealing forcibly to the mind or reason

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