[FOM] Terminology

ARF (Richard L. Epstein) rle at AdvancedReasoningForum.org
Sat Nov 24 15:48:29 EST 2012

In my writings I have always used *anti-tautology*.

Richard L. Epstein

"F.A. Muller" wrote:

> Dear all,
> The standard English word for sentences (or propositions)
> that are always true is 'tautology'.  Is there a word for
> sentences that are always false? (No, I don't want to hear
> 'contradiction', for that is defined as a sentence of the
> form 'p and not-p', or something logically equivalent to it,
> and therefore is a syntactical notion.)
> --> F.A. Muller
>        Utrecht University
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