Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Some Basic Observations about Two True Propositions, Two False Propositions, and the President of the United States

There has been some talk lately about truth, more specifically truth in a time dubbed the “post-truth” era. The point of the present post is to set forth what I think can be taken to be some basic data, basic … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand, Trump and the Conservatives, and Abortion

In a December 13, 2016, Washington Post article, speaking of Donald Trump’s decision to nominate ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state, writer James Hohman told us: Tillerson and Trump had no previous relationship, but the Texas … Continue reading

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A Note on Logic and Political Discourse

One of the things that professors of philosophy and logic should teach very early on is the importance of the distinction between a “universal” affirmative proposition, such as “All bloggers are boring,” and a “particular” affirmative  proposition, such as “Some … Continue reading

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