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### Did God "design" logic?

2 + 2 = 4 by definition. It's not that we can't fathom 2 + 2 = 5, it's that that's not what we defined 2 + 2 to be. We can fathom much stranger things, like i*i = -1 The is no world, where the fourth ...
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### Did God "design" logic?

Leaving the question of God aside as irrelevant, we can sum up the question as follows: Could logic be different so that 2 + 2 = 4 be false and 2 + 2 = 5 true The answer is terribly simple: If we ...
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### Did God "design" logic?

One characterization of logic is as "topic neutral" (though heed the caveats in the SEP entry!), so logic is, or there would be a logic that is, about God as much as anything else. If God ...
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### Did God "design" logic?

Let's start with an answer to your comment on the question itself @RabbiKaii. Yes, logic itself is an effect of a cause, that cause being design. In fact, we can even argue that logic itself is a ...

### Did God "design" logic?

If there is a god (I suspect not), then I would think that even it is beholden to the laws of logic and mathematics. It might be able to create clever worlds where certain logical or mathematical ...
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