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by Sleaw
Fri Mar 23, 2012 2:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1033: "Formal Logic"
Replies: 132
Views: 41282

Re: 1033: "Formal Logic"

Expecting people to follow instructions in formal logic probably isn't the smartest thing to do. I once spent about 5 minutes explaining the differences between logical if and the 'regular' definition of if (including the difference between if and iff, and why statements like "There's coke in ...
by Sleaw
Fri Mar 23, 2012 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1033: "Formal Logic"
Replies: 132
Views: 41282

Re: 1033: "Formal Logic"

Out of all the things I learned in college, formal logic is probably one of the most useful things I've learned for my daily job. I do a lot of info searching, and being able to know that NOT (A OR B) is the same thing as NOT A AND NOT B really helps me troubleshoot queries. Irony: It was in a Phil...

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