2012/12/17 meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net>
> On 12/17/2012 1:15 PM, Quentin Anciaux wrote:
>
>> ISTM that consistency is the fact that you can't have contradiction.
>>
>
> In some logics you're allowed to have contradictions, but the rules of
> inference don't permit you to prove everything from a contradiction. I
> think they are then called 'para-consistent'.

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Sure, but contrary as what you wrote, consistency is "A consistent theory
is one that does not contain a contradiction" cf:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consistency
Incompletness that you can't prove every proposition.
>
No, incompleteness is you can't prove every true proposition.
That's what I meant.
> Which implies there is some measure of 'true' other than 'provable'.
>
What do you mean ? that provable true is truer ?
Quentin
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