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1st World Logic Day: 14 January 2019

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We assess the celebration of the 1st World Logic Day which recently took place all over the world. We then answer the question Why a World Logic Day? in two steps. First we explain why promoting logic, emphasizing its fundamental importance and its relations with many other fields. Secondly we examine the sense of a one-day celebration: how this can help reinforcing logic day-to-day and why logic deserves it. We make a comparison with other existing one-day celebrations. We end by presenting and commenting the logo of the World Logic Day.

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Thanks to the numerous colleagues all over the world who have supported and/or organized the celebration of the 1st World Logic Day.

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Beziau, JY. 1st World Logic Day: 14 January 2019. Log. Univers. 13, 1–20 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11787-019-00221-5

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Keywords

  • Logic
  • Logos
  • Reasoning
  • Aristotle
  • Boole
  • Tarski
  • Gödel
  • Universal language
  • One-day celebration

Mathematics Subject Classification

  • Primary 03-01
  • Secondary 03A05
  • 03A10