7 Answered Questions for the topic Truth


What is the difference (if any) between "not true" and "false"?

A fairly simple question I hope someone can help me with.
Truth Philosophy


Why do some people care so much about "empirical truth"?

Whenever you discuss philosophy, inevitably you will come across a type of person who holds empirical truth above all else, and will blatantly ridicule any discussion which has its onset in a... more


How can we reason about "if P then Q" or "P only if Q" statements in propositional logic?

When you have a propositional sentence of the form ***P* ⊃ *Q*** — which we might read as "if *P*, then *Q*" — how can you tell when it is true, or false, based on the truth-values of *P* and *Q*... more


What is the difference between Fact and Truth?

Using Logical simplification

Could someone help me on the question below please.   Using Logical simplification, prove that the following are tautologies, contradictions or neither. Verify your answers using a truth... more
Truth Equivalent


Construct a truth table for the statement.

~p→~q, q→~p   construct a table for ~p→~q construct a table for q→~p     Are the statements equivalent?


Construct a truth table for the statement.

∼(∼p Λ ∼ q)

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