Remarks on Vasiľiev's investigations of contradictions

Bożena Kuśnierz



Looking at Vasiľiev’s works we notice the influence of Neo-Kantians’ views, why we have to separate the real world from the world of thought before we start philosophical-logical investigations. From the point of view of logic, Vasiľiev adopted two assumptions. First, the essence of logic is the division into truth and falsehood. It is not possible to deal with logic if we cannot differentiate between the two. The second assumption is that logic comprises two types of rules: the first are rules of a purely rational nature, they are absolute and form a part of metalogic — the universal part of logic, which is not subject for change.

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