A NOTE ON LOGIC AND EXISTENCE (1947)
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In reference to Mr.E.J. Nelson’s recent article on “Contradiction and the Presupposition of Existence” (Nelson 1946), I want to comment upon a fundamental assumption involved in the author’s arguments which I find highly questionable. The following is the paradox for the solution of which Mr. Nelson elaborates a distinction between “the necessary conditions of the existence of a proposition” and “the necessary conditions of its truth (exclusive of its existence)
KeywordsTransformation Rule Existential Statement Logical Truth Universal Statement Impossible World
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