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 one year ago
There is an old joke that goes something like this: “If God is love, love is blind, and Ray Charles is blind, then Ray Charles is God.” Explain, in the terms of firstorder logic and predicate calculus, why this reasoning is incorrect. can someone explain this in more details?
 one year ago
There is an old joke that goes something like this: “If God is love, love is blind, and Ray Charles is blind, then Ray Charles is God.” Explain, in the terms of firstorder logic and predicate calculus, why this reasoning is incorrect. can someone explain this in more details?

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Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I do not know the answer to this question the terms of firstorder logic and predicate calculus. In terms of the logic studied in Geometry, the matter has to do with valid reasoning patterns, syllogisms. The two valid patterns are: p>q p  Therefore, q and p >q ~q  Therefore, ~p.

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The pattern posted goes like this: GL > LB B  therefore, no conclusion The fallacy is in reasoning from the converse. @jmh433

Decart
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if ray Charles is blind and love is blind then ray charles is love
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