Contradiction vs Falsum - What's the difference?

contradiction | falsum |


As nouns the difference between contradiction and falsum

is that contradiction is (uncountable) the act of contradicting while falsum is (logic) an arbitrary contradiction, denoted.

contradiction

Noun

  • (uncountable) The act of contradicting.
  • His contradiction of the proposal was very interesting.
  • (countable) A statement that contradicts itself.
  • There is a contradiction in what you say - she can't be both married and single.
  • (countable) a logical incompatibility among two or more elements or propositions
  • Marx believed that the contradictions of capitalism would lead to socialism.
  • (logic, countable) A proposition that is false for all values of its variables.
  • Synonyms

    * (proposition that is false for all values of its variables)

    Antonyms

    * (proposition that is false for all values of its variables) tautology

    Coordinate terms

    * (proposition that is false for all values of its variables) contingency, tautology

    falsum

    English

    (wikipedia falsum)

    Noun

    (-)
  • (logic) An arbitrary contradiction, denoted .
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