Set Theory and Logic


Law of Self-Equilibrium: not Law; not Paradox © Copyright 2017 by Colin James III All Rights Reserved.

Authors: Colin James III

The law of self-equilibrium sometimes uses this example: Too much work produces sickness; sickness produces less work; therefore, too much work implies less work. We rewrite the sentence to replace the connective verb with "causes" for better meaning and also include a modal operator for clarity: Too much work causes possible sickness; sickness causes less work; therefore, too much work causes less work. ... the law of self-equilibrium is not tautologous, and hence not a theorem and not a paradox.

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