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How can I understand vacuous truth?

I will answer your question using the notion of an arbitrary thing. It appears to me you already understand the notion of 'vacuous truth' in the case of a conditional, which means you understand the ...
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Do we breakdown an explanation of the world into reductionism and holism?

In software there are the top-down and bottom-up approaches to development. Top-down design starts with the general concept and repeatedly breaks it down into its component parts. Bottom-up design ...
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Can religious, mystical, or spiritual experiences reveal truth?

(Answering from a Christian perspective. Please note: I am not here arguing for the correctness of this perspective, I am simply presenting it.) In the 1st Century The authors of the New Testament ...
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When it comes to the coherence theory of truth, is it still always assumed that only assertions/propositions enter into the truth relation?

In math the set {True, not-True} forms relations with some other set such as {self}. False is the same as not-True. Then we can use the terms true self or false self to indicate a relation. This has ...
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Can religious, mystical, or spiritual experiences reveal truth?

The Catholic church has made it it's business to follow up on and track all reports of mystical experiences throughout the world, in at least the last 1500 years. They have traditionally been well ...
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are the usual quantified statements independent of domains of discourse?

The following answer comes out of Brouwer's tradition (SEP). P = it's not the case that there is a x such that U(x). You are asking after the domain of discourse, including what is it and what is ...
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