Logic & First Principles: What about “appeal to consequences” (vs. reductio ad absurdum)?

Published: 21/09/2019
Logic & First Principles: What about “appeal to consequences” (vs. reductio ad absurdum)?
Source: UNCOMMONDESCENT.COM

In a current thread, frequent objector, Seversky, posed a one liner objection intended to dismiss an OP: “Argumentum ad consequentiam.“ This raises an obvious issue on logic and linked epistemology, as argument by reduction to absurdity (which is broader than simple logical contradiction) is a well recognised argument type. Where, also, the issue is not […]

Read more
Related news
Comment
FACEBOOK