Re: virus: Rationality

Tim Rhodes (
Wed, 12 Mar 1997 23:47:52 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 11 Mar 1997, David McFadzean wrote:

> At 09:45 PM 09/03/97 -0800, Tim Rhodes wrote:
> >What if we make the first axiom: Paradoxes (paradoxi?) exist and are
> >real and valid.
> Fuzzy logic deals with this to some extent. It is valid to have
> a qualified contradiction: (xA and (1-x)~A) where x takes on a
> real value between 0 and 1. But even then there is sort of a
> conservation of truth, the more A is true, the less not-A is
> true.

I've been meaning to do some reading on Fuzzy Logic, can you recommend
something? (I have a background in mathematics, if that helps shape your

-Prof. Tim