On 9/7/2012 1:11 AM, Evgenii Rudnyi wrote:
On 06.09.2012 21:03 meekerdb said the following:
On 9/6/2012 11:52 AM, Brian Tenneson wrote:
A too much powerful God leads to inconsistency.
What if reality does not always obey the laws of logic? What if
reality is sometimes inconsistent?
This is a confusion of levels. Logic is rules about truth
preservation in declarative sentences. Not 'obeying the laws of
logic' just means declaring inconsistent sentences. We try to avoid
this because such utterances would have no determinate meaning. So a
*descriptions* of reality may be inconsistent (and therefore useless)
but reality is just whatever it is. It can't be inconsistent because
it's not assertions.
This could work provided we could separate the world into mental and physical states.
The question remains though if under physicalism one says that mental states are
actually physical states. Then I do not know how to employ such a consideration in this
I don't see the problem? Are you saying that two statements cannot be contradictory
because they are both part of reality (which would not depend on them being physical)?
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