Ideas of Mark Jago, by Theme

[Australian, fl. 2010, At Macquarie University, Australia.]

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4. Formal Logic / E. Nonclassical Logics / 7. Paraconsistency
Paraconsistent reasoning can just mean responding sensibly to inconsistencies
     Full Idea: A practical application of paraconsistent reasoning is in large databases. It does not mean that contradictions could be true, but only that we sometimes need to draw sensible conclusions from inconsistent data. 'Dialethists' believe some contradictions.
     From: Mark Jago (Paraconsistent Logic [2010])
     A reaction: Interesting as a more cautious and sensible attitude to the scandal of paraconsistency.