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Single Idea 4705

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / A. Overview of Logic / 6. Classical Logic]

Full Idea

Logical relativism emerges if one defends the existence of two or more rival systems that one may legitimately choose between, or move back and forth between.

Gist of Idea

Logical relativism appears if we allow more than one legitimate logical system


Paul O'Grady (Relativism [2002], Ch.2)

Book Reference

O'Grady,Paul: 'Relativism' [Acumen 2002], p.46

A Reaction

All my instincts rebel against this possibility. All of Aristotle's and Kant's philosophy would be rendered meaningless. Obviously you can create artificial logics (like games), but I believe there is a truth logic. (Pathetic, isn't it?)