What do you call a logic that is a gradient between
a gradient between two extremes
and a single point.
So, for simplicity, let’s say an upside-down triangle (▼)…
In my case, specifically, the top corners of that triangle are “False” and “True”, and the bottom corner is “Don’t know”.
So the vertical axis is how sure we are, and the horizontal axis is normal one-dimensional fuzzy logic.
The best I could come up with it “fuzzy ternary logic”. But that’s no good, since the two dimensions are separate things. While “dual fuzzy logic” implies a cube with two corners at the bottom too.
So I thought there’s probably a professor out there who spend years on deep-diving into this and it is probably a whole sub-field of logic. :)
The reason I’m asking, is because this seems to represent the logic of scientific research best, yet I haven’t ever seen a name for it. (Mostly because most of the time, vertical axis is unfortunately ignored in science communication.)
(As you can probably tell, I’m not a professional philosopher by any stretch. So be kind. :)