Monday, November 19, 2007

6.1 The propositions of logic are tautologies.

This implies, at least as Russell, e.g., uses the word ‘tautology’, that they are empty or insignificant. And that was the point of using that word, according to Burton Dreben and Juliet Floyd in “Tautology: How not to use a word,” Synthese 87 (1991), pp. 23-49.

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